Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

> John Keeping wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 05, 2013 at 12:18:45PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>>> I somehow thought that rebase by default looked in the reflog to do
>>> exactly that. Perhaps I am not remembering correctly.
>> It just does @{upstream} by default, which tends to get messy if the
>> upstream has been rewritten.
> Maybe Junio is thinking of 'git pull --rebase', which walks the reflog
> until it finds an ancestor of the current branch and uses that as the
> <upstream> parameter to rebase.

You're right.

It makes me wonder why we did that one inside pull and not in
rebase, though.

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