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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: Git braindump: 1 of N: merging & git signing
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2012 11:19:54 +0100
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On 06/03/2012 09:18 AM, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> This is one of several braindumps I've got, getting what are
> potentially very important details about the Git stuff out of my
> head, so that it doesn't matter if I become hit by a bus. Apologies
> if this mail seems a bit scrambled, per -core, my brain is rather
> scrambled lately.
> 
> TL;DR: ------ I propose: - merges are explicitly allowed, even
> non-fast-forwards - all commits MUST be signed - if you include a
> commit from a user: author := non-@gentoo committer := @gentoo 
> signer := $committer
> 
What you said makes perfectly sense to me. We are a big project with a
high commit rate so forcing everyone to rebase (especially non-dev
people) their patches would be too much pain. I don't believe linear
history is critical in our case.

- -- 
Regards,
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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-- Robin H. Johnson
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