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From: Philip Oakley <philipoakley@iee.email>
To: Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>,
	Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: "Junio C Hamano" <gitster@pobox.com>,
	"Johannes Schindelin" <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>,
	"Johannes Sixt" <j6t@kdbg.org>,
	"SZEDER Gábor" <szeder.dev@gmail.com>,
	"Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 9/9] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base
Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:59:34 +0100
Message-ID: <3ffbaead-27e5-1b1a-5ad1-1136697cea1d@iee.email> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6927aba6176fb1b6f30c63e7d8c096861b2f0141.1566724236.git.liu.denton@gmail.com>

On 25/08/2019 10:12, Denton Liu wrote:
> A common scenario is if a user is working on a topic branch and they
> wish to make some changes to intermediate commits or autosquash, they
> would run something such as
>
> 	git rebase -i --onto master... master
>
> in order to preserve the merge base. This is useful when contributing a
> patch series to the Git mailing list, one often starts on top of the
> current 'master'.
This 'However' part doesn't fit the flow. Do you mean 'while initially 
developing...', or is the choice of 'However' wrong?
> However, while developing the patches, 'master' is
> also developed further and it is sometimes not the best idea to keep
> rebasing on top of 'master', but to keep the base commit as-is.
>
This 'Alternatively' appears to be part of the first set of common 
scenarios. Maybe it's just 3 common scenarios, all justifying the same 
improvement.
> Alternatively, a user wishing to test individual commits in a topic
> branch without changing anything may run
>
> 	git rebase -x ./test.sh master... master
>
> Since rebasing onto the merge base of the branch and the upstream is
> such a common case, introduce the --keep-base option as a shortcut.
>
> This allows us to rewrite the above as
>
> 	git rebase -i --keep-base master
>
> and
>
> 	git rebase -x ./test.sh --keep-base master
>
> respectively.
[remainder snipped]
[also Eric Sunshine dropped due to temporary sending difficulties]

Philip

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Thread overview: 123+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-03-23 15:25 [PATCH 0/3] rebase: learn --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-03-23 15:25 ` [PATCH 1/3] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-03-24  3:46   ` Eric Sunshine
2019-03-24 13:20   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-25  0:06     ` Denton Liu
2019-03-25  5:41       ` Denton Liu
2019-04-01 10:45         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-24 13:37   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-25  5:47   ` Denton Liu
2019-03-25 18:50   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-25 19:29     ` Denton Liu
2019-03-26 13:27       ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-23 15:25 ` [PATCH 2/3] t3416: test " Denton Liu
2019-03-23 15:25 ` [PATCH 3/3] git-rebase.txt: document --keep-base option Denton Liu
2019-03-24 13:15 ` [PATCH 0/3] rebase: learn --keep-base Junio C Hamano
2019-03-25  0:04   ` Denton Liu
2019-04-01 10:45     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-26 14:35 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-03-26 17:50   ` Denton Liu
2019-03-26 20:35     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-03-26 21:30       ` Denton Liu
2019-03-27 15:39         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-03-28 22:17 ` [PATCH v2] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-03-28 23:13   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-03-29 15:47   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-29 17:52     ` Denton Liu
2019-04-01 10:46     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-04-01 20:51   ` [PATCH v3 0/4] " Denton Liu
2019-04-01 20:51     ` [PATCH v3 1/4] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-04-04 20:28       ` Denton Liu
2019-04-05 11:15       ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-04-08  4:38         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-04-05 14:55       ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-04-05 17:25         ` Denton Liu
2019-04-05 17:51           ` Johannes Sixt
2019-04-05 18:51             ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-04-05 20:19               ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-04-05 21:10                 ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-04-01 20:51     ` [PATCH v3 2/4] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-04-01 20:52     ` [PATCH v3 3/4] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-04-02  1:25       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-04-02  1:48         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-04-02  4:44           ` Denton Liu
2019-04-01 20:52     ` [PATCH v3 4/4] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-04-05 21:39     ` [PATCH v4 0/4] " Denton Liu
2019-04-05 21:40       ` [PATCH v4 1/4] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-04-05 21:40       ` [PATCH v4 2/4] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-04-05 21:40       ` [PATCH v4 3/4] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-04-05 21:40       ` [PATCH v4 4/4] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-04-15 22:29       ` [PATCH v5 0/5] " Denton Liu
2019-04-15 22:29         ` [PATCH v5 1/5] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-04-15 22:29         ` [PATCH v5 2/5] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-04-15 22:29         ` [PATCH v5 3/5] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-04-16  6:26           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-04-16 13:59           ` Phillip Wood
2019-04-17  6:44             ` Denton Liu
2019-04-17 14:14               ` Phillip Wood
2019-04-19 17:08           ` Denton Liu
2019-04-15 22:29         ` [PATCH v5 4/5] rebase: fast-forward --fork-point " Denton Liu
2019-04-15 22:29         ` [PATCH v5 5/5] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-04-17 18:01       ` [PATCH v6 0/5] " Denton Liu
2019-04-17 18:01         ` [PATCH v6 1/6] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-04-17 18:01         ` [PATCH v6 2/6] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-04-17 18:01         ` [PATCH v6 3/6] rebase: refactor can_fast_forward into goto tower Denton Liu
2019-04-17 18:01         ` [PATCH v6 4/6] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-04-17 19:59           ` Phillip Wood
2019-04-17 18:01         ` [PATCH v6 5/6] rebase: fast-forward --fork-point " Denton Liu
2019-04-17 18:01         ` [PATCH v6 6/6] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11         ` [PATCH v7 0/6] rebase: learn --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11           ` [PATCH v7 1/6] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-04-23 23:12             ` Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11           ` [PATCH v7 2/6] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11           ` [PATCH v7 3/6] rebase: refactor can_fast_forward into goto tower Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11           ` [PATCH v7 4/6] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11           ` [PATCH v7 5/6] rebase: fast-forward --fork-point " Denton Liu
2019-04-21  8:11           ` [PATCH v7 6/6] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 00/13] learn --keep-base & more Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  3:57             ` Junio C Hamano
2019-07-19 19:14               ` Junio C Hamano
2019-07-19 21:01                 ` Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:11             ` [PATCH v9 0/9] rebase: learn --keep-base and improvements on fast-forward behaviour Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:11               ` [PATCH v9 1/9] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 2/9] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 3/9] t3432: distinguish "noop-same" v.s. "work-same" in "same head" tests Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 4/9] t3432: test for --no-ff's interaction with fast-forward Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 5/9] rebase: refactor can_fast_forward into goto tower Denton Liu
2019-08-25 13:17                 ` Pratyush Yadav
2019-08-26 23:17                   ` Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 6/9] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 7/9] rebase: fast-forward --fork-point " Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 8/9] rebase tests: test linear branch topology Denton Liu
2019-08-25  9:12               ` [PATCH v9 9/9] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-08-25 22:59                 ` Philip Oakley [this message]
2019-08-26 19:37               ` [PATCH v9 0/9] rebase: learn --keep-base and improvements on fast-forward behaviour Junio C Hamano
2019-08-27  5:37               ` [PATCH v10 " Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:37                 ` [PATCH v10 1/9] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:37                 ` [PATCH v10 2/9] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:37                 ` [PATCH v10 3/9] t3432: distinguish "noop-same" v.s. "work-same" in "same head" tests Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:37                 ` [PATCH v10 4/9] t3432: test for --no-ff's interaction with fast-forward Denton Liu
2019-08-27  8:11                   ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-27  5:37                 ` [PATCH v10 5/9] rebase: refactor can_fast_forward into goto tower Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:37                 ` [PATCH v10 6/9] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:38                 ` [PATCH v10 7/9] rebase: fast-forward --fork-point " Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:38                 ` [PATCH v10 8/9] rebase tests: test linear branch topology Denton Liu
2019-08-27  5:38                 ` [PATCH v10 9/9] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Denton Liu
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 01/13] t3431: add rebase --fork-point tests Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 02/13] t3432: test rebase fast-forward behavior Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 03/13] t3432: distinguish "noop-same" v.s. "work-same" in "same head" tests Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 04/13] t3432: test for --no-ff's interaction with fast-forward Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 05/13] rebase: refactor can_fast_forward into goto tower Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 06/13] rebase: fast-forward --onto in more cases Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 07/13] rebase: fast-forward --fork-point " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 08/13] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 09/13] rebase tests: test linear branch topology Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 10/13] rebase: don't rebase linear topology with --fork-point Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 11/13] rebase: eliminate side-effects from can_fast_forward() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-17 21:16             ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 12/13] rebase: add a should_fast_forward() utility function Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  0:12           ` [RFC WIP PATCH v8 13/13] WIP: can_fast_forward() support for --preserve-merges and --rebase-merges Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-17 22:02             ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-04-06 19:44     ` [PATCH v3 0/4] rebase: teach rebase --keep-base Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-04-06 20:38       ` Denton Liu
2019-04-13 21:10         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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