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Subject: Re: [boost] Seems like I need write-access to merge a PR
From: James E. King, III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-25 18:26:15

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Vinnie Falco via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 11:03 AM, Fernando Cacciola via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > but even though I'm logged with my Github account, it appears I don't
> have
> > write-access to merge this PR.
> I'm not a fan of using the GitHub web interface to merge pull requests
> because this needlessly creates a "merge commit" (usually with one
> side of the merge having just one commit) which interferes with a
> linear history (I prefer a linear history except for when there are
> two ongoing topical branches that are merged at some point).

Vinnie, have you tried using the "Rebase and Merge" option in github?
It eliminates the merge, but it does make a new commit ID.
If you're not working on a commit pipeline, this option will make things a
bit easier.

- Jim

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