"W. Trevor King" <wk...@tremily.us> writes:
> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 12:48:52PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Because letting a trivial merge automatically handled by Git is so
>> easy with "git pull", a person who is new to Git may not realize
>> that the project s/he is interacting with may prefer "rebase"
> Or they may not even realize that they've just merged an unrelated
> branch at all, dragging in a thousand unrelated commits which they
> accidentally push to a central repository without looking,
> contaminating future branches based on the central repostitory without
> drastic rebase surgery ;). I just saw one of these earlier this week.
I don't understand how the change would solve this. If "pull" would drag
a lot of commits in the current branch, the "rebase" will rebase the
current branch on a totally different history, and pushing the result
would be equally bad.
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