Merge or Cherry-Pick?

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Mon Feb 7 20:05:31 GMT 2011

On Monday 07 February 2011, Andras Mantia wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 02, 2011 18:36:28 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > I don't really care how it will be, but I really think we should agree
> > on one  common recommended and documented workflow to use.
> I agree of having a recommended way of doing, but I do not agree forcing
> a predefined workflow on the contributors. As the thread cleary shows,
> some use master as base and work there (and used to do it in the past X
> years), others work on stable. Forcing a way onto the developers just
> becase the tool's result is nicer in that way will not make me happy.

Well, I think a recommendation for those who are not git-masters is important, 
so a workflow which leads to few conflicts and makes people happy when 
followed (like a nice history etc.) would be a good thing to have.

I don't think it has to be "forced" on people who know what they are doing.


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