selectively applying changesets

Michael Paesold mpaesold at
Thu Sep 29 03:23:11 CDT 2005

Seth Falcon wrote:
> How is such a feature different from generating a patch to apply to
> the main repo instead of doing a pull?
> That is, hack on feature repo with many commits and reverts lots of
> unwanted history, then just make a patch to apply to the main repo and
> throw away the feature branch.
> The above described interface sounds convenient, but is there
> something more that I'm missing?

As far as I understand, creating a feature patch and applying it will loose 
the history of development of that feature. In some cases this is not needed 
at all, in other cases you will want to keep that history.

Best Regards,
Michael Paesold 

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