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Re: Some git related questions

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Some git related questions
Date: 2010-08-21 13:38:26
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Le 21/08/2010 15:30, Guillaume Lelarge a écrit :
> Hi,
> More than questions, I want to be sure I get it right.
> So, since a few days, we have a mirror of the pgadmin3 git repo on
> github. That's great. Anyone can fork it. I did
> ( I'm working on my fork till then.
> I have two new branches, ticket225 that takes care of the work I need to
> do to make Luis's GSoC patch commitable, and ticket227 that I use as an
> exercice for my git-fu.
> Ticket 227 is a simple patch to handle the new columns Magnus added this
> afternoon on the pg_stat_all_tables. Great feature, BTW. Anyway, here is
> what I did:
> git checkout -b ticket227 (from master on a clone of my github repo)
> vim, make, tests, etc
> git add pgadmin/schema/pgTable.cpp
> git commit
> git push origin ticket227 (which uploaded my new branch on github)
> Now, when I'll need to commit it, I think I understand how to do this,
> but I want to make sure before making any mistakes. Here is what I think
> I should do:
> from a clone of the pgadmin3 repo (not the github one, the one from
> git remote add github git://
> git fetch github
> git checkout master
> git merge ticket227
> But, if I do this, I see my commit from ticket227 and I see another
> commit, a merge commit. Is there a way to not have this merge commit? I
> can probably use git rebase to squash them, but I was wondering if there
> was something better).

I think I found my answer.

git remote add github git://
git fetch github
git checkout ticket227
git rebase master
git checkout master
git merge ticket227
git push

Am I right this time?

> Last question. How can I pull the new commits from the the github mirror
> onto my github fork?

Still wondering on this one.


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