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Subject: Re: [boost] git reset and force push
From: Raffi Enficiaud (raffi.enficiaud_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-07 11:05:24

Le 07/10/15 17:02, Andrey Semashev a écrit :
> On 07.10.2015 16:27, Raffi Enficiaud wrote:
>> Since the organization of boost.test is biased by the runners, our
>> develop branch will become a kind of release branch (like master for
>> other less coupled modules). Our internal develop branch (not called
>> develop but something else) will accept force pushes, but this is fine
>> since it is not meant to be checked out by anyone but boost.test
>> developers.
> There's one problem with this approach, if you intend to accept patches
> or pull requests. What branch are they supposed to be against? So far
> the general rule was to create PRs against develop. Others have
> mentioned problems with forks in case when history is rewritten, so
> maybe PRs will become unusable.

The patch can be rebased manually before being commited. This is what
they do in eg. CMake and it is working quite well.

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