Re: [GIT PULL] 9p changes fro merge window

From: Eric Van Hensbergen
Date: Wed Oct 26 2011 - 09:57:53 EST

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 7:58 AM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:48 PM, Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What's the preferred maintainer workflow?  I had been fetching and then rebasing, which seemed to keep my shortlog clean of merge commits and the outstanding patches towards the top.  Should I just be pulling from upstream and not caring about the merge commits?
> Hell no.
> Why do you pull from upstream? What does that add to *your*
> development? Don't do it. Pick a place to start, and just develop
> things. Ask me to pull.

okay, I guess I was always updating to make sure I was integration
testing against the tip, but I can do that in throw-away branches so
that the branch I ask you to pull from keeps somewhat more sane.

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