[Bf-committers] Commiting someone else patches (Re: [4ea79fc] master: Patch T37363: ...)

GSR gsr.b3d at infernal-iceberg.com
Tue Nov 19 02:55:45 CET 2013

ospite at studenti.unina.it (2013-11-18 at 1111.33 +0100):
> Maybe the documentation can mention "git format-patch" for exporting
> patches, and "git am" for importing them, this way the commit message
> too will be the same the patch author wrote.

Yes, good idea, sadly the Code Review does not support the mailbox
style approach. Added to
http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Tools/Patches anyway, hoping
the support lands soon, as it is a better way to do things with git.

> > Already added this info to
> > http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Tools/Git .
> Also be careful about the rebase operation, it should be safe when
> done from from "git pull --rebase" but in general rebasing must not be
> done on public branches, only on local development ones, this is often
> overlooked by new git users.

This is something higher ups should address. Currently the docs
suggest making rebase a default setting.


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