Protection from merge commits

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Thu Sep 12 14:49:15 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 10:37:44 +0100,
   David Howells <dhowells at> wrote:
>I presume that that would prevent valid merging between branches in the repo?
>For example, I have a reasonably simple package that I apply patches to in the
>master branch and then merge everything back into the last few Fedora version
>branches.  Usually merge just fast-forwards the branch, but occasionally there
>has been a mass-rebuild that threw an extra commit in that then needs dealing
>with.  I presume I would then need to pick all the commits instead?

I think in that case you'd do a rebase.

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