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From:
Craig A. Berry
Date:
July 12, 2019 17:14
Subject:
Re: Transition from RT to GitHub [FAQ]
Message ID:
CA+vYcVxCDfWX3oDfoq6yuTnpODrOHO2XW-5Mo1+x9Riu8jzCgg@mail.gmail.com
On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 10:08 AM Dan Book <grinnz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 10:52 AM Craig A. Berry <craig.a.berry@gmail.com> 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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