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Craig A. Berry
July 12, 2019 17:14
Re: Transition from RT to GitHub [FAQ]
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On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 10:08 AM Dan Book <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 10:52 AM Craig A. Berry <> wrote:

>> +1.  I really loathe the most common GitHub workflow where the commit
>> history consists almost entirely of "Merge pull request #1234 from
>> somebody/somebranch/about...<cut off>" which is devoid of relevant
>> content
> As I mentioned previously, the rebase option for merging PRs is available.

Yes, I'm aware it's possible.  Just adding my voice to those saying
it's important to keep doing things this way.

>> and I believe these merges also show up as affecting every
>> file in the repository, making it difficult to track history affecting
>> a specific file.
> This is inaccurate.

Trivial merges do this now in gitweb.  If GitHub doesn't do that, then
that's another benefit of moving to GitHub.

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