dist-git proof of concept phase 1 complete

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Tue Dec 15 21:05:07 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:54:44PM -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
 > On Tue, 2009-12-15 at 15:49 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
 > > I'm on vacation, but I couldn't resist taking a look-see.
 > > 
 > > Something looks odd. It appears to have collapsed every CVS branch
 > > onto the master git branch instead of making a new branch for each
 > > CVS branch.
 > > 
 > > Running git log on the master branch should only show the commits
 > > that happened to HEAD in cvs.
 > > 
 > > This might not matter much for most packages, but the kernel does
 > > have a lot of (mostly useless) branches, so the history looks
 > > a bit messy. 
 > That's strange, when I clone and do a git branch -r, I see 142 branches,
 > lots of those private-* branches.

Right I see those too. But locally, there's just '* master', and all the
private-* commits seem to have been squashed onto that.

 > What things that were CVS branches are you seeing on origin/master ?

run git log, and see all the myoung commits for example.


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