[plt-dev] One e-mail per commit?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon May 17 13:21:51 EDT 2010

On May 17, Michael Sperber wrote:
> Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> writes:
> > You mean that Sam will have his own repository with a different
> > history where my five commits are squashed into one, and his own
> > commits are present in more detail (which involve him doing the 86
> > commits as usual, then writing a new total commit log message that
> > would be present in the public repository but not in his oen)?  
> Essentially: However, it won't be different in git's identity sense of
> the word - it will have additional stuff in it, namely the 86 individual
> commits that the rest of us shouldn't be looking it.  And that new total
> commit message would actually worthwhile, because we'd see the big
> picture instead of the itty-bitty details that matter only to Sam.
> > If so, then I think that you have some misunderstanding of how git
> > works.
> This is not a question of how git works, it's a question of organizing
> your workflow.  git is perfectly able to handle this workflow.

I have no idea what you're talking about here.  For the history to be
the same in git's identity's sense, it must be exactly the same
history on both repositories -- either all of them present in both, or
the overall single one in both.

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