Re: 2.6.12-mm1

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 01:06:18 EST

Jean Delvare <khali@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> > One could go on at length as to why this mistake is so easy to make
> > when you're using CVS, but what it boils down to is that these
> > projects are using the wrong paradigm. They're maintaining files,
> > whereas they should be maintaining *changes* to files.
> My point exactly. You seem to excuse them for providing broken patches
> because they use the wrong tools to do the job in the first place,

No, I'm just saying...

> If CVS doesn't work, let's not use it.


> There are other tools out there which will do the job just fine (one of
> them being quilt [1], which makes my own job so much easier since I'm
> using it, thanks to its various authors and contributors).
> [1]

That works. So does git.
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