Policy on git feature branches

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 09:24:58 GMT 2011

On 1 February 2011 09:21, Sebastian TrĂ¼g <trueg at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I have been working on an improvement for Nepomuk via git-svn for a
> while now and would now like to push it to kde-runtime.
> However, I would prefer to keep the commit history and backport to 4.6.
> Thus, I thought of pushing my feature branch into the kde-runtime
> repository and then merge it into master and 4.6. Is this an acceptable
> way to handle such a situation? Or should I merge locally only and then
> push both master and 4.6?

If you're not going to be working on this with other people, there's
no point making a remote branch.

And you don't want to be merging, you want to be cherry-picking.


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