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RE: [Xen-devel] bitkeeper gone in 2 weeks - which RCS?

To: "Andrew Thompson" <andrewkt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] bitkeeper gone in 2 weeks - which RCS?
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 23:11:44 +0100
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> > Because of the way we use renames when doing linux version 
> > upgrades it would be really useful to get this added.
> Matt Mackall wrote:
> Well someone can relay to them that rename support should 
> happen very soon. 

That's great to hear. One of the reasons we're keen on mercurial is that
the rate of progress is so impressive. 

> I'm still not convinced of the value of 
> per-file checkins (if you need per-file checkins, your 
> commits are too big) but I'm not completely immune to reason.

We're intending to incrementally import our BK repo a changeset at a
time, retaining as much of the meta data as possible. Since we have
per-file info it seems a shame to throw it away. We may end up just
creating a summary of it in the changeset comment.


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