also sprach James Westby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2008.11.13.1611 +0100]: > The short ID may be unambiguous when you create the entry, but > it's not future proof. The chances of a collision increase over > time. You could disambiguate collisions by walking the history > from the root and finding the first matching commit, but that's > in-efficient, why not record it at the time, as you know exactly > what the full name is.
Sure. If the commit ID is at the end, or even on a line by itself, it could be 40 bytes. I just wouldn't want 40 bytes at the start of the commit message. -- .''`. martin f. krafft <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> : :' : proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user `. `'` http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems "the vast majority of our imports come from outside the country." - george w. bush
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