[Nut-upsdev] git conversion progress

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Jan 20 02:53:33 UTC 2012

In previous mail, I wrote:

>I'm not entirely happy with the branch link deduction, but I think
>this is the best we're going to do without manual intervention to
>break some harmless but spurious parent links.

Sometimes it's good to be wrong.  I was able to find a simple way to detect 
and remove those exiguous parent links.  The translated DAG looks
really nice now.

Back to work on the merge code...
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