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Re: Git

To: Jan-Benedict Glaw <>
Subject: Re: Git
From: Nigel Stephens <>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 16:27:15 +0100
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
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Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:

To get fixes/port updates/subsystem updates upstream to Linus, GIT is
the way[tm] to go, so we'd try to get familiar with it.
The other accepted currency of the trade are still simple patches, see

ACK. But unless you've got the perfect Patch Queue Manager that'll
re-diff and re-send your patches automatically to Linus, you keep on
doing some manual work or at least starting your scripts ever and ever
again :)

Speaking of patch management, has anyone tried out Stacked GIT (aka StGIT, aka quilt on GIT) at It looks like it could be useful, and can be used in conjunction with other porcelain like Cogito.


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