On Thursday, March 22, 2012, tombert <tomb...@live.at> wrote:
> Interesting post, but this puzzles me:
> On Thursday, March 22, 2012 8:52:12 AM UTC+1, radovan bast wrote:
>> obviously i wouldn't do this if you have already pushed the commits
> I guess it is a problem if some other people commit on the wrong master
What hapens if:
1: I do a pull from origin/master
2: You edit origin/master's history by doing a rebase, reset, etc. followed
by a --force'd push
3: I do a pull from origin/master again
Answer: I have now *merged* the old master with the new master in my local
Best case, you've confused the people you're working with. Worst case,
someone inadvertantly pushes the commits you were trying to get rid of back
to the shared repository without realizing they existed.
Gehm's Corollary to Clark's Law: Any technology distinguishable from
magic is insufficiently advanced.
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