Am Mittwoch, 21. Mai 2014 02:21:42 UTC+2 schrieb Sam Roberts:
> I suspect there is an easy way to do this, because every git commit is
> an object that references a tree object that contains a complete
> source tree. I just want to take the tree that is at the head of
> branch SRC, and make a new commit at the head of branch DST that refs
> the same tree... but I don't know how to do this.
> Perhaps the following command sequence works for you
# determine <tree hash> for HEAD of SRC branch
$ git log -1 --pretty=format:%t SRC
# create new commit object for SRC tree with current HEAD of DST branch as
parent, returns <commit hash>
$ git commit-tree -p DST -m '<commit message>' <tree hash>
# move HEAD of DST branch
$ git update-ref refs/heads/DST <commit hash>
Keep in mind the above sequence does not touch your worktree, i.e. to see
you have to checkout DST.
Kind regards, Werner.
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