On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 06:57:24PM +0200, P. Christeas wrote:
> > > You make sure you have the two trees and diff them.
> > > They 're both in git and typically you could do that only using git.
> > Have you ever tried what you're talking about or is it a guess ?
> > For example, let's say that there's a bug introduced when merging
> > Linus tree with mips branch. How do you easily "bisect" in order to do
> > a binary seek of this bug ?
> I was about to mention the git incompatibility as I gave you the first
> answer. It's true what you say and I also find it annoying. That's why I use
> Linus tree.
> I cannot, though, complaint to Ralph about this practice. It seems that he
> done his best to preserve the CVS history of his tree. We can only thank him
> for that. It is just a lot of work to trim the tree and make it
> There is also things that I don't know about git, so I won't jump to
> conclusions yet (as to whether it is feasible to merge with Linus).
It is possible to keep both Linus's and the lmo tree in the same
repository with a _little_ care. I do that all the time. When compressed
this will result in a bloat of just about 10-20MB.