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Re: Experiment to provide a mirror of bash with detailed git history


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Experiment to provide a mirror of bash with detailed git history
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20:19:22 -0400
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On 3/16/15 4:54 PM, Eduardo A. Bustamante López wrote:
> I know that some people are interested in a more detailed commit history in
> bash's git repository. After all, it's easier for all of us to just learn to
> use a tool, and use that for everything.
> 
> The changelog files distributed with bash are useful, *but*, I claim that it'd
> be more useful to use the facilities that git provides for this. Because, it
> already has many useful things, like bisect, blame, log, and so on, that only
> work properly if you follow the good practice of making "logical commits".

I'm interested in how well this turns out.  I'm also interested in how
useful you find the changelog entries, since I try to make them very
detailed.

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                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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