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Re: Git transition checklist

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Git transition checklist
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:58:23 +0100
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"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Andreas Schwab writes:
>  > "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:
>  > 
>  > > In the case of "git clone --shared" vs "git new-workdir", however,
>  > > "git new-workdir" does something equivalent to "git clone --shared",
>  > > and then does some other stuff too.  I don't really see any reason not
>  > > to do "clone --shared".
>  > 
>  > clone --shared should only be used if know what you do, especially avoid
>  > it if the origin is continued to be used for development.
> True, it's best used as a staging area.  However, the most dangerous
> operations (rebasing and deleting branches in the origin repo (what I
> called "trunk")) are unlikely to be done by bzr fans.

Branches are rebased and deleted also when upstream developers rebase
and delete in the central repository from which the material is fetched.

> On balance, I guess it is better to avoid the --shared option.


David Kastrup

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