[m-dev.] Discussion about git merge vs rebase on GHC mailing lists.

Ian MacLarty imaclarty at opturion.com
Mon Feb 25 23:03:59 AEDT 2013

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 10:23 PM, Peter Ross <peter at emailross.com> wrote:
> On 24 February 2013 11:01, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
>> A while ago we had a discussion about git merge vs git rebase.  There has
>> been a similar discussion on the GHC mailing lists that people might find
>> interesting.
> I think the biggest issue with git is the learning curve.  It is a
> more complex system than subversion or cvs.  The complexity means you
> can do some cool things, but it does mean it takes awhile to learn
> what how it works.
> I found this blog post quite instructive
> https://sandofsky.com/blog/git-workflow.html

I only "clicked" with git when I read this:
http://eagain.net/articles/git-for-computer-scientists/.  The
underlying data structures are quite simple and elegant, unlike the
user interface.


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