On 01/04/2013 10:40 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Micheil Smith <mich...@brandedcode.com> writes:
>>> This patch implements a "git stash rename" using a new
>>> "git reflog update" command that updates the message associated
>>> with a reflog entry.
>> ...
>> I note that this proposal is now two years old. A work in progress patch was 
>> requested, however, after one was given this thread ended. I'm also finding 
>> a need for this feature;
> The whole point of reflog is that it is a mechanism to let users to
> go safely back to the previous state, by using a file that is pretty
> much append-only.  It feels that a mechanism to "rewrite" one goes
> completely against that principle, at least to me.

The implementation of "git stash" itself seems to violate your
principle, by storing its branches-that-are-not-branches within a
mutable reflog.

Just an observation...


Michael Haggerty
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