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Re: GSoC 2019: Git's application submitted




Hi Thomas,

On Tue, 5 Feb 2019, Thomas Gummerer wrote:

> Here's an idea, that I think could make a good GSoC project.  Dscho
> mentioned this to me at Git Merge, and I liked the idea, but I'd like to
> get some feedback on the list first before adding it to the project
> list, to get others opinions on the feasibility.
> 
> The idea is to add an option to 'git stash push', so it can stash merge
> conflicts, and restore them with 'git stash pop'.  The various stages of
> the files could be represented as commits, and the stash commit would be
> an octopus merge of those commits, so they could be re-created later.
> The same idea can also be extended to store staged vs. unstaged changes,
> so we can re-create the index state as it was before creating the stash.
> 
> Thoughts?

Yep, would make for a good GSoC project, as it is straight-forward to
implement and easy to structure, there is no exploratory work needed.

Ciao,
Dscho