Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Yann Dirson <dir...@bertin.fr> writes:
>
>> ....  In this respect, they seem to be
>> lacking a few features, when compared to "replace" refs, but they have 
>> different
>> uses, ...
>
> Not reallyl; grafts were old hack whose use is still supported with
> its original limitations; replace is meant to replace all uses of
> grafts while removing grafts' largest warts.

I suppose there's the additional issue that grafts are much easier to
use than replacements if you really only want to replace some parent
lists.  With replace you need to handcraft the replacement commits, and
git-replace(1) unhelpfully does not say this, much less gives an example
how to do it.

-- 
Thomas Rast
trast@{inf,student}.ethz.ch
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