Re: Reimagining notmuch-git/nmbug

Subject: Re: Reimagining notmuch-git/nmbug

Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2023 07:46:52 -0300

To: Felipe Contreras,


From: David Bremner

David Bremner <> writes:

> I'm intrigued (and indeed I hadn't really thought about the degree to
> which we were re-inventing git-fast-import and friends); however so far
> my experiments did not get far enough to say anything conclusive.

I did manage to finish, about 70 minutes elapsed.

Although you'r probably right that a file of tags is the right
representation (it is what git-annex uses also), I think we'd need to
define a custom merge driver to take unions of lists in the same way
that git-annex does. Otherwise merging will be less automagic than it is
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