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Subject: Re: [boost] develop -> master merges
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-18 06:16:35

On 18.12.2013 14:57, Bjorn Reese wrote:
> On 12/18/2013 08:24 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> - Suppose I make a change in the superproject,, on develop
>> branch, due to Boost.Build
>> change. I also want to merge it to master, but I can't really use
>> 'git merge', since it will merge
>> references to 'develop' versions of all components - not something we
>> want to do. It appears
>> cherry-pick is what I want to do. I think that's not a problem, as we
>> never modify 'master' directly,
>> and therefore we won't get any merge conflicts in future. Does
>> anybody see a problem?
> If you want to merge a single file, you could use
> git checkout master
> git checkout develop
> Disclaimer: I have not used the above myself.

This is roughly equivalent to cherry-pick, except I need to commit by hand and copy the commit message
by hand.

- Volodya

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