[Bf-committers] Git commit issues

Wander Lairson Costa wander.lairson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 18:30:38 CET 2013

2013/11/21 Brecht Van Lommel <brechtvanlommel at pandora.be>:
> Hi all,
> It seems we are all still learning how to work with Git, and it's
> being complicated more by problems with git submodules that seem to
> not be behaving like we want them to.
> When pushing changes, please carefully read the instructions here:
> http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Tools/Git#How_to_push_changes
> In particular, always do a "git log" and "git show" to verify that
> what you are about to push is indeed what you intend to push, and that
> it follows commit log guidelines.
> Regarding issues with git submodules, we are looking into this, and
> tracking the status here:
> http://developer.blender.org/T37528
> If they are giving too much trouble now, consider doing a git clone
> without any of the submodule commands so that they don't interfere.

It might be worth to mention the autosetuprebase configuration [1],
which could help people who forgets the --rebase option.

[1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5480069/autosetuprebase-vs-autosetupmerge

Best Regards,
Wander Lairson Costa

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