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From:
Sawyer X
Date:
July 29, 2019 20:00
Subject:
Re: Transition from RT to GitHub [FAQ]
Message ID:
c796e07e-f229-106e-a4ae-af88bf765d48@gmail.com

On 7/29/19 12:37 PM, Abigail wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 28, 2019 at 03:35:41PM +0300, Sawyer X wrote:
>> I think we should make "rebasing" a requirement for merging. That isn't
>> always the case at the moment anyway, but with Github we have more tools
>> to make it happen.
>
> As someone who does releases every now and then, I'm very much in favour
> of keeping the merge commits. The most time consuming part of making a
> release is creating the perldelta. And one of the more time consuming
> parts of that is to determine which commits belong together so they
> can get a single entry in perldelta. If commits have been rebased,
> and the merge commit disappears it becomes harder to determine this;
> with the merge commit, it's easier.
>
> At $WORK, I use
>
>     [pull]  
>         rebase = merges
>         edit = false
>     [merge]
>         ff = false


I use the same configuration for the same reason.


Big +1 on this.

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