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From: Junio C Hamano <>
Cc: Bagas Sanjaya <>, Git Users <>
Subject: Re: [RFC doc] Tracking git.git
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 05:12:46 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq5yzmbdfl.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210513144930.GC11882@localhost> ('s message of "Thu, 13 May 2021 07:49:30 -0700") writes:

> On 13.05.2021 20:05, Bagas Sanjaya wrote:
>>But tracking seen is more like tracking linux-next. We do NOT use git
>>pull because often doing so will try to merge origin (upstream) with
>>our local version, which are divergent and most likely will end with
>>conflict.  Instead, we do git fetch first followed by resetting to
>>upstream by git reset --hard origin/seen.
>>Should the fact above be documented? And on what file the fact should
>>be placed? In INSTALL?
> I vote yes. I was trying out tracking the different branches and got
> bitten by this very situation (tons of conflicts) when pulling seen.

I vote checking for existing docs before doing this, though.  I
would be surprised if we do not say "do not build on (fork from)
'seen' (formerly known as 'pu')".

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-13 20:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-13 13:05 [RFC doc] Tracking git.git Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-13 14:49 ` dwh
2021-05-13 20:12   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-05-13 22:47   ` Felipe Contreras

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