[cmake-developers] How to develop "bigger" features ? git/gitorious etc.

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Fri Apr 9 14:31:31 EDT 2010

Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> But, well, if I do this on a gitorious clone, I would want to commit each fix 
> to my clone/branch when I have it. Since I do this only via feedback in the 
> bugtracker (I don't have the IAR compiler here), I would want to push it into 
> my clone, so the tester can get it from there directly.
> This may give some not so "straight" commits.
> If I then request a merge, you will see all these commits.

That's fine.

> Should I then in some way create new commits in a different branch which look 
> nice ?

It's not a requirement, but I personally prefer to use "git rebase -i"
to make commits nice before permanent publication.  It makes "git blame"
more useful/granular/descriptive later.


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