Re: [git-users] Using git-svn to follow a branch: detached

2012-09-27 Thread Chris Stankevitz
On Tuesday, September 25, 2012 9:00:31 PM UTC-7, Daniel P. Wright wrote: Hope that helped, and wasn't too long and rambly! Dani, Thank you for your thorough explanation. I understood the theory behind everything you said. I need to gain some experience with the git config command so that

[git-users] Using git-svn to follow a branch: detached

2012-09-25 Thread Chris Stankevitz
Hello, Please consider the attached steps which create an SVN repo and setup git to track it. 1. Why do local-newbranch and master not share a common ancestor? 2. How do I make them share a common ancestor? 3. Assuming (2) is possible, will I be able to rebase master changes onto

Re: [git-users] Forcing a push from one branch to another

2012-09-25 Thread Chris Stankevitz
On Tuesday, September 25, 2012 11:48:25 AM UTC-7, Philip Oakley wrote: Do you mean you want Branch 'b' drop its old line of development and become the same as Branch 'a'. Or you want Branch 'b' to gain a fresh commit who's content is identical to that on the tip of Branch 'a', but it would