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Re: The great dead-branch prune part 1

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February 10, 2020 03:34
Re: The great dead-branch prune part 1
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demerphq <> wrote:
:Good question. I was going to add breakdowns by date to my report tool so
:we have some structured data to have that conversation. I think also
:testing whether the branch is rebasable is also a good test. If it produces
:massive conflicts and it's fairly old it's a strong signal that the branch
:probably should be deleted. Maybe anything that old is going to conflict so
:much that it won't help.

I think age is much more relevant. The more (possibly useful) work there
is in a branch, the more likely it is not to be rebasable, so that doesn't
seem like an ideal criterion to decide it is ripe for deletion.


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