Den tisdag 17 november 2015 kl. 19:40:15 UTC+1 skrev Konstantin Khomoutov:
> On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:02:03 -0800 (PST)
> > I have had a branch, feature_xyz, for a long time ( yes I know I
> > should not but it was not my call). Problem is I have not updated it
> > with changes from master. So I started to do a regular rebase ( i
> > want to keep history):
> > git fetch origin master
> > git rebase origin/master
> > After a while with conflicting patches (over 30...) I guess that
> > there must be an easier way to do this,
> > So anyone out there with an better idea I am open to new ideas. What
> > do you suggest?
> What prevents you from just merging master into it?
Not absolutely sure but I guess it is for keeping history of changes when I
merge back to master.
> Rebasing is only actually needed if you want to keep your work "on top"
> of the branch it was based on.
What do you mean with the expression "on top"?
> The primary use case for keeping your
> patch series on top of an "upstream" branch is the need to mail them
> as a series of patches to upstream or have a clean run of history for
> the upstream to have an easy-to-digest merge from your branch.
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