obliterate functionality?

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Wed Mar 19 10:08:08 CDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 10:48 -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> Now suppose the nice folks at the AACS consortium send you a
> cease-and-desist order threatening to sue FreeBSD into the ground.
> You can use a tool like git-filter-branch, or some manual process in
> Mercurial, to rewrite all of the several hundred-odd commits starting
> with the commit that included the check-in that had the AACS
> algorithm.  (Since Mercurial doesn't have an automated way of
> rewriting history like git does.

It does. It's called 'convert'.

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