On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Johannes Sixt <j.s...@viscovery.net> writes:
> Imagine that a user runs "git rebase" on a history leading to commit
> X to create an alternate, improved history that leads to commit Y.
> What if we teach "git rebase" to record, perhaps by default, an
> "ours" merge on top of Y that takes the tree state of Y but has X as
> its second parent, and "git log" and its family to ignore such an
> artificial "ours" merge that records a tree that is identical to one
> of its parents, again perhaps by default? "git log" works more or
> less in such a way already, but we might want to teach other modes
> like --full-history and --simplify-merges to ignore "ours" to hide
> such an artificial merge by default, with an audit option to
> unignore them.
What about git-merge? Will it be fooled by these merges while looking
for merge bases?
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