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Re: Pushing patches to staging

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: Pushing patches to staging
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 13:32:22 +0000
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On 11/13/11 3:51 AM, "Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Carl Sorensen" <address@hidden>
>To: "Graham Percival" <address@hidden>; "David Kastrup"
>Cc: <address@hidden>
>Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2011 11:59 PM
>Subject: Re: Pushing patches to staging
>> On 11/12/11 3:08 PM, "Graham Percival" <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>The only problem is to develop a series of simple commands to do
>>>this task.
>> Here's my set of simple commands:
>> git checkout master
>> git pull origin master
>> git apply my_patch_file_name_goes_here
>> git checkout staging
>> git pull origin staging
>> git cherry-pick master
>> git push origin staging
>> These commands will work, unless some patch already applied to staging
>> messed with the files in such a way that the cherry-pick fails.  When
>> cherry-pick fails, I don't know of a way to do it without thinking.  At
>> that point, thought will be necessary.  Most often I will finish the
>> cherry-pick by doing
>> git mergetool
>> And solving the merge conflicts that show up, then committing the
>> using the command that git gave me in the error message that said the
>> cherry-pick wouldn't apply.
>> Thanks,
>> Carl
>Here's Carl's simple amended recipe, with my changes/comments.  Can those
>that understand confirm this is OK?
>git checkout master  # changes us to a local branch called master
>git pull origin master # updates our local master branch from the source
>branch called origin
>git apply my_patch_file_name_goes_here # applies a downloaded patch.  An
>alternative would be to edit the local files at this point
>git commit -a # commits the changes made by applying the patch/editing
>git checkout staging # swap to local branch called staging
>git pull origin staging # updates the local staging branch from the
>branch called origin
>git cherry-pick master # I assume this updates my local staging branch
>the new commit in my local master branch
>git push origin staging # This appears to push my local staging branch to
>the remote origin - not what we want?
>I'm waving in the dark a bit here, but I am Graham's idiot and I want to
>change one line in the CG.  Will this work:
>git pull # updates my master branch, which is the only one I have, from
># edit my file
>git commit -a
>git push staging # I believe this pushes any commits I have to the remote
>branch called staging

No -- your set of commands will *NOT* work.

No, this set of my commands is not correct, because staging can be reset.
So we never want to merge on it, and the git pull commands will do a merge.

I will get a revised set of commands up either later today or tomorrow.



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