On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 04:59:18PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> However, it definitely wouldn't be useful for _me_. The whole thing that
> I'm after is to allow painless merging of distributed work. If I have to
> merge one patch at a time, I'd much rather see people send me patches
> directly - that's much simpler than having a whole new GIT repository.
> So at least to me, a git repository only makes sense when it is a
> collection of patches.

Same here, I have been toying the idea to using git as quilt back
end then I can get rid of the .pc/ directory in quilt.

But think about it more, I don't get a good reason to do it.
quilt as it is, works great with git or other SCM. Using git to
store the quilt patches will require merge more often, instead of
just applying patches. Introduce more steps and more objects to clean
up later on. It seems that every thing I have been using quilt for,
it is easier just deal with the series patches.


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