Fixes in Git (first in stable, then merge to master)

Aurélien Gâteau agateau at
Fri Jul 22 13:52:20 BST 2011

Le ven. 22 juil. 2011 08:37:23 CEST, Johannes Sixt a écrit :
> Am 7/21/2011 23:22, schrieb Aurélien Gâteau:
>> What I have been doing recently to avoid cherry-picking is to create my
>> fixes in a separate work branch, then merge the branch in both 4.7 and
>> master branches. This way the commits do not have different commit ids.
> But this works only if you fork off your topic from a commit that is in
> both 4.7 and master, i.e., before 4.7 and master forked. Do you do that?
> This is a very reasonable (and git-ish) way to avoid cherry-picks and
> still avoid merging 4.7 into master. (But the latter, avoiding to merge
> 4.7 into master, is very un-git-ish.)
> -- Hannes

Oh. Good point. I guess I didn't bump into the problem so far because I 
have been doing this for Gwenview repository only. So it's not a very 
good advice after all :/


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