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Re: Retirement of Reviewboard - Transition to Phabricator




On Friday August 25 2017 07:33:43 Ben Cooksley wrote:

Hi,

>> Note that due to how Reviewboard stores diffs and reproduces them for
>> use, some reviews may have decayed and may no longer be readable. This
>> is due to short-hashes which are used by Git/Reviewboard in diffs now
>> having collisions with other commits which previously did not exist.
>> Unfortunately there is nothing we can do about this.

This is probably a "wild thought", but would it be possible somehow to limit the issue by not letting the ReviewBoard software compare to each repo's HEAD but against whatever commit is current now (or when you retire the thing)?

And FWIW, you're aware of git-diff's --full-index option? ;)

R.