Lightweight branches?

Ross Burton ross at
Tue Nov 14 15:04:57 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-14 at 09:56 -0500, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> A checkout isn't a substitute for a branch.  It's a working tree for
> that branch.  If you create a checkout and you commit, the commit goes
> into that branch, assuming you have write permissions.  It sounds like
> 1. he doesn't have write permissions
> 2. he wants to work on a feature branch
> For both of those reasons, a checkout is not appropriate.


I had a look at the history horizon spec, and its exactly what I want.
How hard would it be to implement?

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