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Andreas Abel abela at
Mon Oct 6 09:27:10 UTC 2014

This is also the thing that worries most about arc:  Squashing commits. 
  Splitting commits into

* things that only do whitespace changes
* things that only add comments
* things that only refactor
* things that actually introduce a semantic change

*is* very valuable also for the efficency of the review process.

On 05.10.2014 19:13, Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Ben Gamari wrote:
>>   5.a. I reflected on the mild shock of seeing that `arc` had squashed my
>>        carefully crafted patch set into a single commit. This still
>>        bothers me to this day.
> I second 5.a, but does it have to be this way, or can arc be
> instructed to not squash commits?

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