[Kde-scm-interest] [Proposal] Package splitting with thin meta-repos

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Jan 29 22:22:30 CET 2010

Em Sexta-feira 29. Janeiro 2010, às 18.19.11, Oswald Buddenhagen escreveu:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 05:52:49PM +0100, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Em Sexta-feira 29. Janeiro 2010, às 14.36.32, Matt Williams escreveu:
> > > The only problem I see here is how to move a game from kdereview to
> > > kdegames while keeping its history. I've been lead to believe that you
> > > can't incorporate a repo into another one while keeping all the
> > > history.
> > 
> > Sure you can. It's even easy to do that.
> > 
> > [demo of subtree merge]
> the problem with that is that the history is duplicated by that -
> everyone will check out two copies of the entire history before the move
> if he happens to have both modules. and it grows with every move ...

If you have the old module, you do:

rm -rf oldmodule

It's not getting updated. Just remove it.
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