Am Dienstag, 2. Mai 2017 21:07:18 UTC+2 schrieb Philip Oakley:
> I think you may have had expectations which were too high. Git can not do 
> magic. 

All I'm asking for is to replay the already recorded history. Shouldn't 
require magic.

> I think your project had two lines of development which forked and then 
> ran independently. The two forks each had their own branch-merge processes 
> in place (so each line has merges on it, but no cross merges between the 
> two forks). [...] This assumes you want to see a progressive 'zipping 
> together' of the two development streams (picking the best of each).

Yes, this describes it perfectly, thank you.

> The Mikado method [2] is one approach to avoiding a merge hell of trying 
> to do everything at once.

Here's another method I use for several years already, with great success: Does not require to 
read a book, but does require a branch to be rebase-able.


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