In one of my workflows, I constantly rebase topic branches on top of new
upstream imports. As there are several upstream import branches, I have
similar topic branches on top of different imports.
When rebasing the topic branches, I can hit conflict resolution that I
already had to do for other topic branches on another upstream import
branch. Here, git rerere is very helpful. But sometimes, the conflict
resolution is just to skip the patch, because it was incorporated
upstream in a way that git doesn't detect, or it was obsoleted, or
whatever. In such cases, git rerere is not being helpful because it
doesn't store any information about that, and I have to check again if
that's an actual conflict to solve or a patch to skip again.
It would be helpful if there was a rebase --skip mode that would tell
rerere to record that the resolution *is* --skip.
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