On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> Do you mean that "git merge" should be aware of what changes you have
>> already cherry-picked?
>> It isn't, and that's deliberate
> That said, when today's "git merge" fails to resolve conflicts, it's
> easily possible that we could do better at resolving the merge by
> walking through both sides and understanding what happened.
It would help if cherry-pick history where recorded somewhere (beyond
Cherry-picks should record two parents, like merges.
(Of course, it does no good to know about an unreachable parent, when
a commit with two parents is pushed to a repo that doesn't have one of
those parents, which can happen when topic branches aren't pushed
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