On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 02:18:42PM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 02:32:13PM +0200, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 02:39:43PM -0700, David Fetter wrote:
> > > > The one below is already available, so we don't have to do a "flag
> > > > day" with it.
> > > >
> > > > http://repo.or.cz/w/PostgreSQL.git
> > >
> > > As someone who hasn't used GIT: if I have a modified CVS tree
> > > from some time back (>1 year) can I use this to manage the
> > > bitrot? Just doing a CVS update will probably just mark
> > > everything conflicted, so I'm wondering is GIT can do it better.
> > It's no magic, but three-way merges and automatic tracking of
> > file renames do help quite a bit.
> The other thing that helps is being able to apply (merge, propagate)
> the changesets from mainline into your branch, one at a time,
> automatically if they merge cleanly, and require manual intervention
> when they don't. That way the changes required to merge each time
> are likely trivial.
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