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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-06-07 07:04:01 (GMT)
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War on whitespace
This uses "git-apply --whitespace=strip" to fix whitespace errors that have crept in to our source files over time. There are a few files that need to have trailing whitespaces (most notably, test vectors). The results still passes the test, and build result in Documentation/ area is unchanged. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -17,26 +17,26 @@ DESCRIPTION
Imports a project from one or more Arch repositories. It will follow branches
and repositories within the namespaces defined by the <archive/branch>
parameters supplied. If it cannot find the remote branch a merge comes from
-it will just import it as a regular commit. If it can find it, it will mark it
-as a merge whenever possible (see discussion below).
+it will just import it as a regular commit. If it can find it, it will mark it
+as a merge whenever possible (see discussion below).
-The script expects you to provide the key roots where it can start the import
-from an 'initial import' or 'tag' type of Arch commit. It will follow and
-import new branches within the provided roots.
+The script expects you to provide the key roots where it can start the import
+from an 'initial import' or 'tag' type of Arch commit. It will follow and
+import new branches within the provided roots.
-It expects to be dealing with one project only. If it sees
-branches that have different roots, it will refuse to run. In that case,
-edit your <archive/branch> parameters to define clearly the scope of the
-import.
+It expects to be dealing with one project only. If it sees
+branches that have different roots, it will refuse to run. In that case,
+edit your <archive/branch> parameters to define clearly the scope of the
+import.
-`git-archimport` uses `tla` extensively in the background to access the
+`git-archimport` uses `tla` extensively in the background to access the
Arch repository.
Make sure you have a recent version of `tla` available in the path. `tla` must
-know about the repositories you pass to `git-archimport`.
+know about the repositories you pass to `git-archimport`.
-For the initial import `git-archimport` expects to find itself in an empty
-directory. To follow the development of a project that uses Arch, rerun
-`git-archimport` with the same parameters as the initial import to perform
+For the initial import `git-archimport` expects to find itself in an empty
+directory. To follow the development of a project that uses Arch, rerun
+`git-archimport` with the same parameters as the initial import to perform
incremental imports.
While git-archimport will try to create sensible branch names for the
@@ -54,15 +54,15 @@ convert Arch repositories that had been rotated periodically.
MERGES
------
-Patch merge data from Arch is used to mark merges in git as well. git
+Patch merge data from Arch is used to mark merges in git as well. git
does not care much about tracking patches, and only considers a merge when a
branch incorporates all the commits since the point they forked. The end result
-is that git will have a good idea of how far branches have diverged. So the
+is that git will have a good idea of how far branches have diverged. So the
import process does lose some patch-trading metadata.
-Fortunately, when you try and merge branches imported from Arch,
-git will find a good merge base, and it has a good chance of identifying
-patches that have been traded out-of-sequence between the branches.
+Fortunately, when you try and merge branches imported from Arch,
+git will find a good merge base, and it has a good chance of identifying
+patches that have been traded out-of-sequence between the branches.
OPTIONS
-------
@@ -71,10 +71,10 @@ OPTIONS
Display usage.
-v::
- Verbose output.
+ Verbose output.
-T::
- Many tags. Will create a tag for every commit, reflecting the commit
+ Many tags. Will create a tag for every commit, reflecting the commit
name in the Arch repository.
-f::
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ OPTIONS
<archive/branch>::
- Archive/branch identifier in a format that `tla log` understands.
+ Archive/branch identifier in a format that `tla log` understands.
Author
@@ -118,4 +118,3 @@ Documentation by Junio C Hamano, Martin Langhoff and the git-list <git@vger.kern
GIT
---
Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
-