Working on several branches at the same time

Matthieu Moy Matthieu.Moy at
Sun Jun 15 12:17:44 BST 2008

David Cournapeau <david at> writes:

> James Westby wrote:
>> Hi,
>> My first reaction would be to merge the fix in to mainline, and then
>> merge mainline in to newfeat. Does that suit you?
> That's what I would do to at first. But in that case, you have several
> times the same log when you merge back the new feature in the
> mainline, no ?

You'll have "fixed bug" and "merged bugfix" log messages. But that's
what happens anyway when you use branch and merges: the merge commits
sound redundant with the commits they merge ...

(and yes, "rebase" is a way to avoid that, but read about the possible
drawbacks before using it)


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