Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Gregory Stark wrote:
> > > You're still merging patches and reviewing patches by hand, without any
> > > of the
> > > tools to, for example, view incremental changes in the branch, view the
> > > logs
> > > of the branch, merge the branch into the code automatically taking into
> > > account the known common ancestor. Instead of receiving a 20k patch
> > > without
> > > any tools to work with it you would be given a branch name and be able to
> > > view
> > > and merge it into the main branch using the tools.
> > I don't see this as a win. I understand the ability to see the patch as
> > separate revisions by the user, but for patch application, we really
> > need to see the diff -c of the entire patch.
> The fact that you're still thinking in "patch application" means you're
> still stuck in the CVS worldview. To "apply a patch" in a distributed
> SCM(*) really means to merge a branch into the main development branch.
> Of course, you can still see the entire "diff -c" if you want.
How do I modify the patch before application if it comes from a branch?
Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://momjian.us
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