On Sat, Jun 02, 2012 at 03:56:43AM +1200, Kent Fredric wrote:
> You can however merge dissimilar histories with no common parents if
> you know what you're doing. It does warn you, but it still lets you do
> Yeah, selectively pulling in files with histories however is hard,
> I've occasionally been fussed enough to create temporary copies of
> branches, and then iterate over their history so the history is
> reduced to changes only for a small selection of files, but its
> largely lots of work, and I can't remember how to do it every time I
> go to do it -_-
I have to look it up every time I need it too, but the procedure
involves `git filter-branch` [1,2], and actually is pretty easy to
wrap your head around, even though the paricular commands are not so
easy to remember.
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