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Re: VC mode and git

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: VC mode and git
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:26:47 -0400

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  > > I have made a local Git repository cloned from the one at Savannah.
  > > Supposedly 'git push' would send the changes back to Savannah.  What
  > > is the conceptual difficulty in having C-x v v work with Git just as
  > > it did with Bzr -- commit and push?

  > Bazaar allowed a workflow that Git doesn't, that's why you could
  > maintain the illusion of a single operation in a bound branch.

This seems to be a serious flaw in Git.  People were so enthusiastic
about it.

  > > We should have all the options anyone wants.
  > > I'm talking about the default behavior for C-x v v.

  > Why should we care too much about the defaults?  We both know how to
  > customize Emacs, right?

If our recommendations for how to work on Emacs using Git
include the necessary customization, that could be sufficient
to solve the practical problem.

Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> proposed 

    git push || git reset HEAD^

Does that work reliably?
Dr Richard Stallman
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