[Bf-committers] Git rebase/merge question

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at pandora.be
Thu May 1 14:17:23 CEST 2014

I would think running "git rebase master" in the branch works?
On May 1, 2014 12:00 PM, "Dalai Felinto" <dfelinto at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a public branch (bake-cycles in git.blender.org) that started from
> a
> local branch, where I was using rebase from master all the time, but moved
> to upstream, where I've been doing merges from master often.
> Now that the time to merge back to master is coming close, I want to squash
> most of my old commits in logical blocks. The problem is, although when I
> was working locally my commits were all nicely stacked together (due to
> rebase), they are now scattered all over the git log (due to merge).
> Is there an automatic way to convert a "merge branch" into a "rebase
> branch"? Once I had a "rebase branch" it would be much easier for me to do
> some rebase -i for squashing and re-order commits for the final merge.
> Otherwise I will have to resort to splitting the commits based on the
> files, which is not ideal in my case.
> Many thanks,
> Dalai
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