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Re: Repeated merge strategies

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2002-12-22 08:11:00 CET

Zack wrote:
> I suspect that the second most common repeat-merge situation does
> require ancestry sets -- you've got a development and a release
> branch, a few individual patches have been pushed from dev to rel,
> and now you want to merge the entire dev branch to release.

Wait a minute. Wouldn't this operation be better handled by creating a
new release branch off the mainline? Or, barring that, dumping the
contents of the mainline onto the release branch instead of doing a
merge?

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