Why not rebase instead of merge?

Geoffrey Mainland mainland at apeiron.net
Fri Feb 22 17:50:13 CET 2013

I don't want to bike shed, but the prevalence of empty merge commits in
the repo seems both undesirable and avoidable. I always rebase my work
instead of merge. Is there a reason this is not standard practice in the
repo? It certainly makes for a nicer history.


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