chiark / gitweb /
thoughts about metadata
authorIan Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 19:49:21 +0000 (19:49 +0000)
committerIan Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 19:49:21 +0000 (19:49 +0000)
DESIGN

diff --git a/DESIGN b/DESIGN
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--- a/DESIGN
+++ b/DESIGN
@@ -189,6 +189,10 @@ Stack reordering op ?  auto adjust deps
 
 
 When merging, we need to DTRT with our metadata.
-So we do this by running write-tree/read-tree etc. ourselves.
+Do this by running write-tree/read-tree etc. ourselves ?
 For a source we're merging from, we make a version where the
-metadata we shouldn't be merging is removed.
+metadata we shouldn't be merging is removed ?
+Or something.
+Have discovered that specifying a custom merge driver for a file does
+not have any effect if the three-way-merge looks trivial based
+on looking at the file contents - at least, if you use git-merge.