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From: Stefan Beller <>
To: Julius Musseau <>
Cc: git <>
Subject: Re: I'm trying to break "git pull --rebase"
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:08:40 -0800
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On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Julius Musseau <> wrote:
> Hi, Git Developers,
> I'm currently writing a blog post about "git pull --rebase".   The
> point of the blog post is to examine scenarios where two people are
> working together on a short-lived feature branch, where history
> rewrites are allowed, and where both are using "git pull --rebase" to
> stay in sync with each other.
> I was hoping to concoct a situation where "git pull --rebase" makes a
> mess of things.
> So far I have been unable to do this.  I tried version v1.7.2 of Git
> as well as version v2.14.1, and as far as I can tell, "git pull
> --rebase" is bulletproof.
> Does anyone here happen to know a situation where "git pull --rebase"
> makes a mess?

If you are inclined to experiment with submodules,
I would have an easy answer for you. :)

But instead of giving an answer myself (as I love reading about
things the usual mailing list folks miss),
maybe this is a good starting point to poke at things

For the non-submodule use case, I would think pull is pretty solid,
as you lay out in your blog draft.

(If you finish by Wednesday 21st), you may be interested in
submitting to Git rev-news (or a later edition if you take time writing)


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2018-02-20 22:00 Julius Musseau
2018-02-20 22:08 ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2018-02-20 22:21 ` Martin Langhoff

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