Alexey Muranov <> writes:

> On 26 Jul 2012, at 14:47, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy wrote:
>> So we haven't found any way to present both branches "foo" and
>> "foo/bar" on file system at the same time. How about when we a new
>> branch introduces such a conflict, we push the new branch directly to
>> packed-refs? If we need either of them on a separate file, for fast
>> update for example, then we unpack just one and repack all refs that
>> conflict with it. Attempting to update two conflict branches in
>> parallel may impact performance, but I don't think that happens often.
>> -- 
>> Duy
> How about simply deprecating "/" in branch name?

Err, it's not like nobody's using this feature (Junio does a heavy use
of it in particular) ...

Matthieu Moy
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