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Re: ChangeLog entries

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: ChangeLog entries
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:54:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Nicolas Petton <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:02:59 +0200
>> > Personally, I would have rebased, but a rebase vs merge discussion is
>> > unlikely to add anything substantial to the world.
>> I also usually rebase, I probably should have done it here too.
> You can do that if you want, assuming your branch is a simple one-off
> feature branch, and you never merged from master onto it.  Otherwise,
> you really need to know what you are doing when rebasing, or else you
> will risk bringing the same changes more than once.
> For this reason, we recommend that people who are not that fluent in
> Git _do_ merge, and not rebase.  Since Emacs generally uses a
> merge-based workflow between its official branches, merging (including
> implicit merges done by "git pull") fits better than rebasing.

I publicly apologise to everyone for attempting to make a joke about
rebase vs merge. I realise now that some issues are just fit topics for
humour, and that my joke was not funny anyway.


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