On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Sverre Rabbelier <srabbel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 19:39, Shawn O. Pearce <spea...@spearce.org> wrote:
>> Other options that are clearly git should be declared as:
>>  option git max-pack-size=2048
>> with the meaning of option being declared something like:
>>  If the parsing VCS name appears as the first argument, the parsing
>>  VCS must recognize and support the supplied option, and if not
>>  recognized or not supported must abort parsing altogether.
>>  If the parsing VCS name is not the first argument, it must entirely
>>  ignore the option command and not try to process its contents.
> I think it makes to ignore options that are not for our vcs, as long
> as options that change import behavior (such as marks, date-format)
> are combined with, say, 'feature tool=git'. This way we can be sure
> that when outputting out a vcs specific stream, it is only parsed by
> that vcs.

I prefer option-scope VCS specifiers over stream-scope specifiers.
The latter would artificially reduce interoperability between VCSs.
Who is the fast-output developer to say that only one fast-import tool
should use his stream?


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