On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 1:12 AM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Shawn Pearce <spea...@spearce.org>:
>> Well... if we added a fractional seconds to a commit, older versions
>> of Git will scream loudly and refuse to work with the new commit. That
>> would create a fork of Git.
> So much for that idea, I guess.
> Unless..I don't know how git's database representations work. Are they
> version-stamped in any way? If so, some slightly painful hackery would
> get around that problem.
% git cat-file -p HEAD
You'll see exactly how git stores commits. Changing anything in there
must be done carefully.
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