It is shown how to enhance any data structure in the pointer model to make it confluently persistent, with efficient query and update times and limited space overhead. Updates are performed in $O(\log n)$ amortized time, and following a pointer takes $O(\log c \log n)$ time where $c$ is the in-degree of a node in the data structure. In particular, this proves that confluent persistence can be achieved at a logarithmic cost in the bounded in-degree model used widely in previous work. This is a $O(n/\log n)$-factor improvement over the previous known transform to make a data structure confluently persistent
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