bazaar performance with single large project and a comparison with?git / mercurial

Stefan Monnier monnier at
Sat Apr 26 02:50:33 BST 2008

Stefan> For what it's worth, I have a pending change for VC
Stefan> (been pending for several years already) where I do
Stefan> M-x vc-prepare-for-partial-commit RET which copies to
Stefan> current file to some temp file, then I can modify the
Stefan> file all I want (e.g. with diff-mode plus reverting
Stefan> some hunks, including doing it at a finer
Stefan> granularity) and upon commit the saved temp file is
Stefan> copied back, so you can then commit the left over
Stefan> changes (or part of it, again).  It's very simple but
Stefan> works wonders for me.  I much prefer it to darcs
Stefan> since I can choose changes at a much finer
Stefan> granularity than hunks, with the full power of my
Stefan> editor.

> <blink>

> Since I do that manually (in a far more convoluted way), I'd be
> *very* interested by your patch, car to share it ? 8-)

It's mixed in with many other things (the patch between my local
branch and the Emacs trunk is around 1MB), so it's a bit difficult to
extract it on demand.


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