On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Andreas Schwab <sch...@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> Unknown <unknown@unknown.invalid> writes:

Unknown Invalid? Please don't change the original email, makes it
harder for other people to reply.

>> I need a command or command sequence that will commit an entire file
>> tree to a repository...
>> (a) Allowing me to specify committer and author metadata, and
>> (b) deleting paths not present in the previous commit on the current
>> branch, and
>> (c) allowing me to specify merge links from other previous commits.
>> git commit -a passes (a) and (b) but not (c).
> git commit -a won't add new files, so you probably want to use git add
> -A && git commit.  I'm not quite sure what you mean with "merge links",
> but if you want to create merge commits the you'll need to resort to
> plumbing: git add -A && git write-tree && git commit-tree && git
> update-ref.

I've done something similar, except that I used git hash-object
instead of git commit-tree so that I can specify every single detail
about the commit object.


Felipe Contreras
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