Philip Oakley wrote:
A bit of browsing found http://stevelosh.com/blog/2009/08/a-guide-to-branching-in-mercurial/ which helped with some of the confusion about the different meanings of "branch". It looks like an Hg branch is a Git clone. Git can be hard work until one 'gets' how and why the new DVCS approach works. Plus learing the UI.
Aha, now this thread finally makes some sense. So when Rich wants a "branch" with several tips, he actually wants several Git clones (repositories) with the same Git branch checked out - and some of them with local commits to it. And these commits can be shared as remote branches between the clones, which in Hg-speak means that in one particular clone, Git will "bookmark" the other clones' tips. -- Hallvard -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
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