Re: [PATCH] Additional merge-base tests

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2006-07-04 17:17:21
A Large Angry SCM <gitzilla@gmail.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> A Large Angry SCM <gitzilla@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> This demonstrates a problem with git-merge-base.
>>>  +# Setup for second test set
>>> +#
>>> +#   PL  PR
>>> +#  /  \/  \
>>> +# L2  C2  R2
>>> +# |   |   |
>>> +# L1  C1  R1
>>> +# |   |   |
>>> +# L0  C0  R0
>>> +#   \ |  /
>>> +#     S
>>...
> Not _that_ pathological in practice, given that you can't really
> depend on the timestamps in a distributed SCM.

After I looked at the timestamps you assigned to these sequences
I fully agree they are not pathological at all.  For each
"repository owner" who makes a single strand of pearls, time
seems to be flowing monotonically.

   1   1
  /  \/  \
 4  -1   4
 |   |   |
 3  -2   3
 |   |   |
 2  -3   2
   \ |  /
     0

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