Jeff King <> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 10:49:24AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> ... the plan, at least in my mind, has always been exactly that: grafts
>> were a nice little attempt but is broken---if you really wanted to
>> muck with the history without rewriting (which is still discouraged,
>> by the way), do not use "graft", but use "replace".
> I certainly had in the back of my mind that grafts were a lesser form of
> "replace", and that eventually we could get rid of the former. Perhaps
> my question should have been: "why haven't we deprecated grafts yet?".

Given that we discourage "grafts" strongly and "replace" less so
(but still discourage it), telling the users that biting the bullet
and rewriting the history is _the_ permanent solution, I think it is
understandable why nobody has bothered to.

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