Re: [PATCH] Additional merge-base tests

From: A Large Angry SCM <gitzilla@gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-06 00:28:25
Josef Weidendorfer wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 July 2006 23:15, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> writes:
>>
>>> We could introduce a time.maximumSkew variable, and just walk only 
>>> that much further when traversing the commits.
>> We could have had "commit generation number" in the commit
>> object header, and use that instead of commit timestamps for
>> these traversal purposes.
> 
> Isn't this "commit generation number" information that can be
> regenerated on the fly, i.e. a perfect fit for data to be stored
> in a persistant cache, e.g. in ".git/tmp/virtual-commit-timestamps"?

Yes
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