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Re: LilyPond midi extension

From: Carl D. Sorensen
Subject: Re: LilyPond midi extension
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 08:16:32 -0600

On 4/9/09 8:09 AM, "Graham Percival" <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 03:37:39PM +0200, Simon Bailey wrote:
>> carl,
>> On 9 Apr 2009, at 15:27, Carl D. Sorensen wrote:
>>> The way to get a single patch from multiple commits is to use git
>>> rebase.
>>> git rebase -i origin/master
>>> will give you the opportunity to convert your 3 commits into a single
>>> commit, which will then make a single patch.
> Personally, I prefer seeing multiple small patches.  That said, it
> might be good to add this to the CG.

If I have three different things I am doing, then it makes sense to use
different patches. 

On the other hand, if I'm doing programming work and commit changes then
find that I have a typo in my commit, it's much cleaner to rebase so that
there is only one patch.

IMO, it's not good practice to put half-baked programming patches into the

So would you like me to add this to the Contributors' Guide?  I've been
restricting my work on the CG to the Programming section.



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