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On 2010-01-13 10:01 +0100 (Wed), S.P.Zeidler wrote:
> If it hasn't happened to one repo in over 4 years and to another twice in
> 3 months, that does constitute a -slight- difference in stability.
Certainly. What went wrong with git, if I may ask?
> You don't have an index without which your entire repo becomes
> unreadable in cvs....
If you're talking about what's usually referred to as the "index" in git
(the .git/index file), you don't have such a thing in git bare repo,
which is what the master repo should be. The index file is used only in
repos with a working copy to track information about the working copy.
There's nothing especially important in it; if it becomes corrupted,
you can just remove it and do a "git reset" to create a new one. The
only thing you might lose is a few uncommitted changes that are not file
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