obliterate functionality?

Ollivier Robert roberto at keltia.freenix.fr
Wed Mar 19 04:22:47 CDT 2008

According to Patrick Mézard:

> It's clear that no solution preserving the hashes is likely to come up
> quickly, it's breaking deep invariants which makes it hard to implement
> and it would break existing clients. What about discussing real-world use
> cases instead, so we can come up with better history rewriting tools ?

We had real-world cases in the past in FreeBSD (think Tetris© and Boggle©),
we are not speculating here, it had happened and could happen again. Svn
approach (svn export; vi ; svn import or its equivalent) breaks existing
checkouts too.
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