Cherry picking is your friend here. The easiest way maybe if you add the
bug fixing two lines as a separate commit. This way you will only have to
cherry pick that only commit. Otherwise, you may add -n to git-cherrypick,
so it won't commit the cherry picked commit instantly, but let you
investigate and possibly modify it.
On 12 September 2013 21:47, GregH <greg.hauptm...@gmail.com> wrote:
> What would be the steps required to achieve this?
> * create branch to work on a bug "branch1" from "master"
> * checkout "branch1"
> * make lots of changes to "branch1" putting in print statements all over
> the place etc, but then identifying the actual issue & fixing
> * in summary say then there are 20 changes in "branch1" but only 2 changes
> (say one in two different files) are the bug fix itself
> Question is from this state how do a best with minimal work in git commit
> just these 2 changes only back to the main branch?
> Note - Probably doesn't affect the answer but I'm using SourceTree as my
> git GUI.
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