Dear diary, on Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 02:45:22AM CEST, I got a letter
where David Woodhouse <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 02:35 +0200, Petr Baudis wrote:
> > > For the special case of removing history before 2.6.12-rc2 from the
> > > trees, I certainly think we can do it by leaving out all the commits,
> > > not just the trees. We can do that easily, but there's no way we can
> > > _add_ that history retrospectively if we omit it in the first place.
> > 
> > I'm confused by this paragraph, but that might be my English skills
> > failing somehow.
> "For the general case of people pruning their own trees, _maybe_ you're
> right that it would be good to keep the commits even if we delete the
> actual trees. But for history older than 2.6.12-rc2, that's a special
> case -- I think we can happily delete the commits too.

Ah _so_. Thanks for explanation.

I think I will make git-pasky's default behaviour (when we get
http-pull, that is) to keep the complete commit history but only trees
you need/want; togglable to both sides.

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
C++: an octopus made by nailing extra legs onto a dog. -- Steve Taylor
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