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64594Re: [Patch] Re: 'backupcopy' and Windows Vista symbolic links

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  • David Pope
    Mar 29, 2012
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      On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Ben Fritz <fritzophrenic@...> wrote:

      That's not github, by the way :-)

      oops :)
      It can be nice to pull from a real repository, but some people (me included) would prefer to put experimental patches into a patch queue with mq. I like this option better because Bram doesn't pull from clones, he just uses the patches (or at least this is the case for the "official" repository, obviously I don't know what his personal clones might look like). So, if I pull a bunch of changes on the default branch into my clone, that history never gets pulled in and either I will need to strip it or let some extra head just dangle.

      So if you want to commit to a clone, that's good, and you should share it...but certainly continue posting patches on vim_dev. I wonder if there's a good way to share patch queues related to a project? That might be an even better way.

      Good point; I haven't used the mq extension before, so I'll go figure it out, along with its implied workflows.  I'll probably have questions after that.  ;)
      -- Dave

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