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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2012 05:59:51 +0200
On Thu, 31 May 2012 17:04:30 -0500
William Hubbs <williamh@g.o> wrote:

> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 08:23:31PM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > On Thu, 31 May 2012 14:18:04 -0500
> > William Hubbs <williamh@g.o> wrote:
> > > > Not sure I'm following, but I will be the first to admit that
> > > > I'm a git novice.  Would this be aided by a convention, like
> > > > only committing to master on the gentoo official repository,
> > > > and any on-the-side work on places like github/etc stays in
> > > > branches? Those repositories would just keep getting fed
> > > > commits on master from the official repository.
> > > 
> > >  Iagree with this; I think we should ban merge commits on master.
> > > That would force everyone to rebase their work on current master
> > > before they commit to master which would make the history clean.
> > 
> > So what's the point of switching to git if you want to ban the main
> > reason git exists?
> 
> To clarify: we should only allow fast-forward merges on master.
> 
> My big complaint about merge commits is if you do a git show <hash> on
> a merge commit, you get nothing, so there is no way to see what
> actually changed in that commit.

Or you use a graphical tool which shows the whole merge history and you
see the exact changes happening rather than some blob with 'do foo, do
bar, and some baz too'.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
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Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
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Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Rich Freeman
Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Duncan
Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Robin H. Johnson
Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Dirkjan Ochtman
Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Robin H. Johnson
Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Rich Freeman
Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- William Hubbs
Re: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
-- Ciaran McCreesh
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