From: Shawn Pearce <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [ANNOUNCE] pg - A patch porcelain for GIT Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 14:59:14 -0500 Message-ID: <20060210195914.GA1350@spearce.org> (raw) I just posted the first public version of pg, a GIT porcelain for managing patches. Think StGIT, but better in some ways: Feature Summary: - Maximum compatibility with other GIT porcelains. pg was designed to interoperate with core GIT and the other GIT porcelains as much as possible. GIT favorites like git-am can be used to modify a pg managed patch, and vice-versa, and without requiring changes to the other GIT tools. - Simplified command line user interface. pg tries to simplify GIT by 'hiding' the index and behaving like more traditional SCMs which only look at `HEAD` (last commit) and the working directory (files). - Preserves change history of patches. The complete change history associated with each patch is maintained directly within GIT. By storing the evolution of a patch as a sequence of GIT commits standard GIT history tools such as gitk can be used. - Its prune proof. The metadata structure is stored entirely within the refs directory and the object database, which means you can safely use git-prune without damaging your work, even for unapplied patches. - Preserves patch series during clone. The metadata structure used by pg allows git-clone to preserve the patch series information, without changes required to git-clone. (Patch series information is not preserved during git-pull/git-push however.) - Mix and matching of changes (bug fixes/features). By maintaining changes as individual patches it is possible to apply individual changes to the current working directory and to unapply them just as easily. - Automatic detection (and cancellation) of returning patches. pg automatically detects when a patch is received from the upstream GIT repository during a pg-rebase and deletes (cancels) the local version of the patch from the patch series. The automatic cancelling makes it easy to use pg to track and develop changes on top of a GIT project. - Fast pg operations generally perform faster than StGIT operations, at least on my large (~7000 file) repositories. And for those so inclined: Homepage: http://www.spearce.org/projects/scm/pg/ GIT Repository: http://www.spearce.org/projects/scm/pg.git -- Shawn.
next reply index Thread overview: 54+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2006-02-10 19:59 Shawn Pearce [this message] 2006-02-10 20:41 ` Greg KH 2006-02-10 21:04 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-10 23:20 ` Greg KH 2006-02-10 21:17 ` Petr Baudis 2006-02-10 21:38 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-10 21:47 ` Petr Baudis 2006-02-10 22:07 ` Junio C Hamano 2006-02-13 21:00 ` Petr Baudis 2006-02-14 9:26 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-14 10:08 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-14 15:22 ` Chuck Lever 2006-02-14 16:07 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-14 20:58 ` Chuck Lever 2006-02-14 22:29 ` Petr Baudis 2006-02-15 0:22 ` Sam Vilain 2006-02-15 0:35 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-15 1:14 ` Petr Baudis 2006-02-15 4:11 ` J. Bruce Fields 2006-02-15 6:54 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-15 19:45 ` J. Bruce Fields 2006-02-16 10:24 ` Junio C Hamano 2006-02-16 10:33 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-16 10:42 ` Fernando J. Pereda 2006-02-16 10:52 ` Junio C Hamano 2006-02-16 11:10 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-15 17:25 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-16 7:54 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-17 4:27 ` [PATCH 0/2] stg uncommit Karl Hasselström 2006-02-17 4:31 ` [PATCH 1/2] Update .git/refs/heads/base after patch deletion Karl Hasselström 2006-02-17 4:31 ` [PATCH 2/2] Add 'stg uncommit' command Karl Hasselström 2006-02-19 10:51 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-19 13:45 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-19 14:47 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-19 21:15 ` Sam Vilain 2006-02-20 17:20 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-20 17:30 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-20 22:49 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-21 7:55 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-15 10:11 ` [ANNOUNCE] pg - A patch porcelain for GIT Karl Hasselström 2006-02-15 10:42 ` Andreas Ericsson 2006-02-15 11:25 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-15 11:27 ` Karl Hasselström 2006-02-17 21:57 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-13 2:49 ` Sam Vilain 2006-02-13 3:29 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-13 4:40 ` Sam Vilain 2006-02-13 6:03 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-13 14:40 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-14 4:56 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-14 6:14 ` Shawn Pearce 2006-02-15 17:20 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-15 17:12 ` Catalin Marinas 2006-02-15 17:55 ` Shawn Pearce
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