[Olsr-dev] Possible to fix errors in git repo?

Ferry Huberts (spam-protected)
Mon Jun 13 14:29:26 CEST 2011

On 06/11/2011 01:51 AM, Henning wrote:
> On Friday 10 June 2011 20:35:55 Aaron Daubman wrote:
>> I'm not sure if the author/committer "missing space before email"
>> errors are ignored, or if the "bad date" simply causes it to fail
>> before getting to those.
>> Not a huge problem, but would ease making use of the OLSRd git repo,
>> especially for those of us not contributing directly to the core but
>> working out possible future contributions in our own sandboxes. (in
>> this case, pushing the original repo up to our own central repo is
>> very useful - we can maintain history and update the core olsrd from
>> your repo, while also maintaining our separate additions.)
> I must admit I don't know a way to fix this.
> The bad date commit has been in 2009, during the 0.5.6 releases. It seems 
> Markus had a malfunctioning git client at this time.
> But we cannot remove them from the repository, because every later commit is 
> based on them.
> Do you have any suggestion ?
> Henning

the way to fix this is to export and re-import the entire tree.
however, every commit id will change, which is kind of not-so-nice since
the tree is public

Ferry Huberts

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