On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 02:25:18PM +0200, Petr Baudis wrote:
> Dear diary, on Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 02:20:55PM CEST, I got a letter
> where Juliusz Chroboczek <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> > > The problem is that there is no sequence of alien versions that one
> > > can differentiate.  Git has a branched history, with each version
> > > that follows a merge having multiple parents.
> > 
> > Yep.  I've just realised that this morning.  Is there some notion of
> > ``primary parent'' as in Arch?  Can a changeset have 0 parents?
> Yes, the root commit. Usually, there is only one, but there may be
> multiple of them theoretically.

Incidentally (and completely off-topic for this thread), wouldn't there be
a sha1 tree hash corresponding to a completely empty directory, and
couldn't one use that as the parent for the root? Would there be any reason
to do so? Just a silly thought...
David Roundy
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