[Kde-scm-interest] Re: My proposal for a git workflow

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Wed Feb 16 00:44:28 CET 2011

On 16.02.11 00:12:16, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> Hi,
> I've added a section for proposed workflows. I think eean wants to create a 
> couple of proposals too.
> http://community.kde.org/20110213_GitWorkflowAgenda#Proposed_workflows
> Please poke holes in mine and let me know if something just won't work in 
> it:
> http://community.kde.org/20110213_GitWorkflowAgenda/StevesIdea

Whats missing in that idea is why rebasing all the time should be better
than merge'ing? Also your proposal creates a purely linear history in
master, which means you're completely loosing the information that
certain commits belonged to a topic-branch. This may be useful in some
cases when looking at history as one can easily discard a whole sequence
of commits easily by seeing they're coming in through a merge from a


Today is the first day of the rest of the mess.

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