Catalin Marinas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 14:38 +0200, Peter Osterlund wrote:
> > Catalin Marinas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > I know that using -A gives a more detailed output in case of a conflict.
> > > The problem is that you will get a conflict even if the changes are
> > > identical, making it impossible to detect when a patch was merged
> > > upstream.
> > 
> > OK, I see. How about using wiggle instead?
> > 
> >
> > 
> > That's what patch-utils uses if you run "pushpatch -m". wiggle is also
> > a lot smarter than diff3, so there will be fewer cases that result in
> > a conflict. Maybe a parameter to "stg push" could enable wiggle mode.
> I haven't used wiggle before but I will give it a try (though I prefer
> such a tool not to be too smart since it might make mistakes). Anyway, I
> will make this configurable, i.e. you could put something like below in
> the .stgitrc file:
> merger = 'diff3 -m -E %(branch1)s %(ancestor)s %(branch2)s'
> or
> merger = 'wiggle -m %(branch1)s %(ancestor)s %(branch2)s'
> > Is there a way in StGIT to undo a push that results in a large mess of
> > conflicts?
> Good point. No, there isn't yet. I will think about an undo command. At
> the moment, the old top and bottom ids of a patch are saved so that the
> patch before the merge can be retrieved but there isn't any command to
> make use of them.

I agree with the other comments, it's probably not wise to rely on
wiggle, and wiggle sometimes makes a mess. However, it often does the
right thing, and with a configurable merge program and an undo
function, this should not be a problem. Just undo and try again if you
don't like the result.

Peter Osterlund - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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