Merge or Cherry-Pick?

Johannes Sixt j.sixt at
Thu Feb 3 12:57:19 GMT 2011

Am 2/3/2011 13:42, schrieb Hugo Pereira Da Costa:
> My understanding is also that people should refrain from cherry-picking before 
> this original merge happens, cause that would only make it more painful. 

Not necessarily. When you cherry-pick from one branch to another, and this
works without conflicts, then a subsequent merge of the two branches is
usually trouble-free as well (only as far as the changes that were
cherry-picked are concerned, of course).

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