Merge or Cherry-Pick?

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Tue Feb 1 08:51:26 GMT 2011

On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 01:43:17AM +0100, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> I'm constantly doing the tag --contains and branch --contains thing to
> find out when a certain fix was done at work to double-check wether a
> reported bug is already contained in a released version. Or which
> branches are affected by a bug introduced by a specific commit.
this could be implemented by a secondary merge tracking mechanism which
works like svn's. git somewhat recently got the notes feature which
allows attaching pretty much any textual metadata to commits without
altering them. it's just that somebody would have to write that code ...

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