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Re: Branches in Emacs Git repo

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Branches in Emacs Git repo
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2016 20:21:31 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> I don't think that there are many rules about branches that are not main
>> branches, as it were.
> There are some, tho.  Mainly: if you want to play around with a branch
> which you don't intend to merge directly, then use "scratch/<something>"
> because other branches have to follow our coding convention for every
> commit (i.e. proper commit message using the ChangeLog format).

Okay, well, I didn't know about this, although given that it's not
possible to squash a branch, I think that this covers pretty much any
branch that I would ever make.


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