[ Re-adding git@vger in Cc, I guess it was meant to be so ]
"Joachim Schmitz" <j...@schmitz-digital.de> writes:
>> Then, work on the tip of the topic branch you depend on instead of pu.
>> These are more stable, as they will be rewritten only if this particular
>> topic branch changes.
> These are not available from git hub. Or are they? How?
I think they exist in some of the repos junio pushes to, but I don't
remember how/which one.
Anyway, you can easily get it from the commit that merges the branch
>> > Like this?
>> > git pull --rebase HEAD~42
>> That would be "git fetch" and then "git rebase", as I don't think "git
>> pull --rebase" would allow you to specify the starting point for rebase.
> OK, I'll try that next time then. Like this?
> git fetch;git rebase HEAD~42 --onto origin/pu
That should work, yes.
In general, when you have a somehow complex workflow, I recommand
fetch+(merge|rebase) over pull. It gives you more flexibility, and the
opportunity to check what you fetched before starting the merge.
>> > So far I create patches, wiped out the entire repository, cloned,
>> > forked and applied the changes, pretty painful.
>> This is conceptually similar to what "git rebase" does, but it does it
>> in a slightly more efficient way ;-).
> Indeed ;-)
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