On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 8:16 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Mark Lodato wrote:
>> Create a new commit object that has the same tree and commit message as HEAD
>> but with a different set of parents.  If ``--no-reset`` is given, the full
>> object id of this commit is printed and the program exits
> I've been wishing for something like this for a long time.  I used to
> fake it using "cat-file commit", sed, and "hash-object -w" when
> stitching together poorly imported history using "git replace".

Just wondering, is the result different than something like

git checkout commit_to_reparent
cp -r * ../snapshot/
git reset --hard new_parent
rm -r *
cp -r ../snapshot/* .
git add -A

(assumes 1 parent, does not cope with .dot files, and has probably
other small problems)

Piotr Krukowiecki
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