[MERGE] make 'push' default to parent branch
daniel at daniel-watkins.co.uk
Tue Jul 29 19:20:32 BST 2008
On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 11:14:24 -0700
Colin D Bennett <colin at gibibit.com> wrote:
> I agree: accidentally pushing to an upstream branch could be bad.
> Don't the 'push/pull' operations potentially alter the target branch
> history? (As opposed to simply adding new revisions.)
Unless you pass '--overwrite' to either of them, you won't _lose_
history. However, if there are revisions to be pushed or pulled,
then they will _alter_ history, by adding new revisions. This isn't as
bad as losing history, but it's still not something it should be easy
to do accidentally.
[Footnote 0: By "lose history" I mean "the revisions in the branch's
history will be changed". The revisions themselves will
still exist in the repository.]
Daniel Watkins (Odd_Bloke)
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