Debian packaging with git and conflicts resolution
martin f krafft
madduck at debian.org
Tue Nov 18 23:06:02 UTC 2008
also sprach Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> [2008.11.18.0056 +0100]:
> Rather than using rerere, I create a temporary merge branch based off
> upstream and merge each topic branch into it in sequence, and then merge
> the temporary merge branch into the integration branch, which seems to
> accomplish the same thing (not having to re-handle the merge conflicts
> when merging the first topic branch).
I cannot really explain this, because Git wouldn't really care, it
only tracks content, so if there is a conflict, there is a conflict,
and I can hardly imagine how to work around it. Maybe you're just
Could you show us an example which works around a conflict that
would otherwise exist?
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