tytso at MIT.EDU
Wed Mar 19 11:10:09 CDT 2008
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 10:08:08AM -0500, Matt Mackall wrote:
> 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'.
As a suggestion, someone might want to add an example use of how
convert extension could be used for that purpose to its wiki page:
I actually did some searching around and completely missed it. Sorry
for spreading a bit of disinformation!
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