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Re: [jgit-dev] JGit rewrite complete

Christian Halstrick <christian.halstrick@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 05:43, Shawn O. Pearce <spearce@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The rewrite is complete.  Gerrit is back online for both projects.
> >
> > If you had pending change(s) in JGit, please download the rewritten
> > version from Gerrit and use that to replace your local branch.
> Just to clarify: we don't have to throw away our old repo's and clone again,

Nope.  I'm not.

> I will stay with my old repo, fetch the new remote master (and/or my pending
> changes) and can continue working.

Yup, exactly what I did.

> I do have (as expected) the history
> duplicated
> and I have to take care not to push stuff which based on old commits. When
> the
> last local branch pointing to "old commits" vanishes I can expect that also
> "gitk --all" don't show the old commits anymore, right?

Yes, so long as you don't have the archives fetched from
The one on has the pre-rewrite versions of all commits
in its historical/pre-rewrite branch.


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