Why not rebase instead of merge?

Austin Seipp aseipp at pobox.com
Fri Feb 22 21:00:18 CET 2013

Ah yes, I can see this more clearly now looking at the history. Thanks
for correcting me.

On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 1:58 PM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Austin Seipp <aseipp at pobox.com> wrote:
>> In fact, the only major feature overhaul/addition I can think of
>> recently that was *not* consolidated into a mega patch near the end of
>> development was the new I/O manager that hit base. That was actually
>> branch-merged.
> I merged that and I followed the typical git practice of rebasing but
> committing with --no-ff to create a single merge commit so that it's easier
> to find the whole feature in the history.


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