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From: Bill Lear <rael@zopyra.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Git rescue mission
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 16:33:12 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17867.42280.577214.422651@lisa.zopyra.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702081408140.8424@woody.linux-foundation.org>

On Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 14:13:47 (-0800) Linus Torvalds writes:
>On Thu, 8 Feb 2007, Bill Lear wrote:
>> 
>> However, I still have a few open issues with the other branch of this
>> discussion, i.e., why can we not have an update operation that
>> respects branches in the first place, as 'git pull' seems to do, when
>> run from the master branch?
>
>Actually, git does that all correctly for other branches too, but only in 
>git-1.5.
>
>...
>So it might be worth while trying out git-1.5.0-rc4, and seeing if that 
>solves some of the UI issues for you guys. It changes things like where 
>the default remote branches are, and makes the distinction between "my 
>local copy of branch X" and "the remote branch X" much clearer, which has 
>clearly been a UI problem.

Ok, very reasonable.  I've been our corporate guinea pig, so I'll give
this a whirl.  One thing I'm very, very happy about in git is the
ability to quickly experiment.  Believe it or not, I have solved
actual git problems in our company by doing just that.  Of necessity,
it's largely my complaints and problems that are aired here, though.


Bill

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-08 22:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 51+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-08  0:18 Git rescue mission Bill Lear
2007-02-08  0:22 ` Johannes Schindelin
2007-02-08  0:24   ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08  0:25     ` Johannes Schindelin
2007-02-08  0:34       ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08  0:48 ` Junio C Hamano
2007-02-08  4:28   ` Alexander Litvinov
2007-02-09  0:53     ` Junio C Hamano
2007-02-09  3:32       ` Alexander Litvinov
2007-02-08 15:27   ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08 15:56     ` Jakub Narebski
2007-02-08 23:24     ` Jeff King
2007-02-08 23:32       ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08 17:27 ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-08 20:12   ` Kalle Pokki
2007-02-08 21:23     ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-08 22:03       ` Kalle Pokki
2007-02-08 22:10         ` Shawn O. Pearce
2007-02-09  1:48           ` Theodore Tso
2007-02-09  1:58             ` Shawn O. Pearce
2007-02-09  2:01             ` Jakub Narebski
2007-02-10 16:05             ` Theodore Ts'o
2007-02-10 16:05               ` [PATCH] Print a sane error message if an alias expands to an invalid git command Theodore Ts'o
2007-02-10 16:05                 ` [PATCH] Allow aliases to expand to shell commands Theodore Ts'o
2007-02-10 18:04                   ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-10 18:13                   ` Theodore Tso
2007-02-10 20:34                     ` Johannes Schindelin
2007-02-11  0:13                       ` Theodore Tso
2007-02-11 16:03                         ` Johannes Schindelin
2007-02-11 16:21                           ` Theodore Tso
2007-02-11 16:36                             ` Johannes Schindelin
2007-02-11 21:44                             ` Junio C Hamano
2007-02-11 22:03                               ` Johannes Schindelin
2007-02-12  3:56                               ` Theodore Tso
2007-02-12  6:53                                 ` Shawn O. Pearce
2007-02-10 16:50                 ` [PATCH] Print a sane error message if an alias expands to an invalid git command Junio C Hamano
2007-02-09 19:21           ` Git rescue mission Kalle Pokki
2007-02-08 21:57   ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08 22:13     ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-08 22:33       ` Bill Lear [this message]
2007-02-08 23:25       ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08 23:33         ` Shawn O. Pearce
2007-02-08 23:40           ` Bill Lear
2007-02-08 23:50             ` Shawn O. Pearce
2007-02-09  0:03             ` Jakub Narebski
2007-02-09  0:17             ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-09  8:58             ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2007-02-08 23:38         ` Jakub Narebski
2007-02-08 23:46         ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-09  4:38       ` Junio C Hamano
2007-02-08 22:29     ` Jakub Narebski

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