Version control systems

Thomas Schilling nominolo at
Fri Aug 15 18:21:45 EDT 2008

you don't use local branches?

On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 12:04 AM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Ian Lynagh <igloo at> wrote:
>> One way that it is worse is that you will get a lot more "automatic
>> merge" commits when you pull changes from the central repo into a repo
>> in which you have local commits. I don't think that there is anything
>> bad about these, as such; they're just noise in the history. (I'm not
>> sure if it's possible to automatically rebase these away, or
>> something?).
> I'm not sure if this is what you want but I always use git pull
> --rebase when I'm pulling to have my local commits lie on top of the
> one in the published repo.
> -- Johan
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