[SoC] Rebase feature - Introduction

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Tue May 27 08:49:21 CDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-26 at 16:09 +0200, Stefano Tortarolo wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been working on my SoC project for some time and now I'm ready to
> show you something...
> I'm also writing a paper to describe what my project consists in. I 
> think it can be useful to create a common field between me and you.
> Currently it's available a very first prototype that can handle very
> simple situations, but can't handle complex ones described in the paper
> nor user interruption/restore.
> Actually, if you try to rebase on the same branch it recognizes that
> situation, but it won't allow you to do that.

This is good as far as it goes, but I think you ought to think through
the trickier cases before you code too much further. Like how to rebase
branches containing internal or external merges.

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