[kwlug-disc] Advanced(?) Git usage question
jpoole at digitaljedi.ca
Tue Apr 15 20:26:55 EDT 2014
Yes, we had a fellow that was 42 days behind on his branch, spent a few weeks rebasing, and then ultimately just merging and dealing with the mess. Rebase is your friend.
On Apr 15, 2014, at 8:09 PM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 07:43:13PM -0400, Jonathan Poole wrote:
>> I’ve adopted the git-flow branching model at home, and work.
>> With little hesitations now, we are growing to love it. Merging and
>> rebasing is fairly straightforward, but I don’t know what kind of code
>> your writing that would not inherit the model successfully.
> I assume you're referring to this:
> I mostly do use that flow, but in my experience, the number of merge
> commits (as opposed to fast-forwards) are pretty low, since I highly
> favour rebasing before ultimately merging with master, wherever possible.
> It keeps history simple, and keeps my development in sync with the
> lastest good code.
> - Chris
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