Hi, I am looking at formulating and then documenting our vcs workflow using Git at work. I have an idea of how I want things to work, but am a little hazy on some of the details.
Our basic workflow will be based around: http://nvie.com/posts/a-successful-git-branching-model, with a few exceptions. We would like to create our release-* branches from the last release tag. From there, we would like the ability to cherry pick (or take the complete diff) commits from the develop branch. So, we are after is: 1) Create topic (feature) branches from develop, and merge back into develop when complete. 2) Once it is decided we are packaging a release, make a release-* branch from the previous release tag. 3) Cherry pick/merge/whatever any commits we want from develop into the new release-* until it is complete. 4) Merge the new release-* branch into master and tag it. Repeat as necessary. At the moment I am a little stuck on how exactly we can cherry pick stuff from develop into a release-* branch. I'm not even sure this approach is exactly what we should be doing. Our main concern is that at this stage, there is no guarantee that all commits within develop can be pulled into a release. In regards to how we can achieve the above results any input would be much appreciated. Or if there are any other better options available, I'm all ears. Thanks, Tony Quilkey -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html