A (git) workflow for Debian packaging

martin f krafft madduck at madduck.net
Tue Oct 9 21:35:21 UTC 2007

also sprach Sam Vilain <sam at vilain.net> [2007.10.09.2220 +0100]:
> 1. get a list of all of the heads that you want to merge
> 2. merge them one at time in, committing along the way so that the
> next merge (and git-mergetool etc) will work
> 3. once you've resolved all the merges, save the resultant tree
> ID, reset (--mixed) to one of the original heads, use "read-tree"
> to set the index to the merge result, then "commit-tree -p XXX -p
> XXX" to make the merge commit.  The original merges will be
> discarded (that is, exist only in the reflog and be eventually
> reaped by the gc).

This should not ever happen in public. :)

But thanks for the explanation, this will be useful from time to

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