On Thu, 2014-08-21 at 17:36 +0000, Keller, Jacob E wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-08-01 at 09:56 -0700, Mike Stump wrote:
> > Since everything I do goes up and down into repositories and I don’t want 
> > my friends and family to scorn me, rebase isn’t the command I want to use.
> You completely mis-understand what "published" means. Published history
> is history from which other people can pull right now.
> That means it has to be in a publicly addressable repository (ie: just
> like the remote that you are pulling from as upstream).
> rebasing commits which are already in the upstream is bad. Rebasing
> commits which you have created locally is NOT bad. These commits would
> not be published until you do a push.
> This is the fundamental issue with rebase, and it is infact easy to
> avoid mis-using, especially if you don't publish changes. The key is
> that a commit isn't published until it's something someone else can
> depend on.
> Doing "git pull --rebase" essentially doesn't ever get you into trouble.
> Regards,
> Jake
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Pardon me. You can actually ignore this post. I read through more of the
thread, and actually realize I completely misunderstood what your issue
was, and why rebase might not work.


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