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From Michael Osipov <micha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Do not commit to HttpCore SVN!
Date Wed, 10 May 2017 19:07:31 GMT
Am 2017-05-10 um 20:52 schrieb Oleg Kalnichevski:
> On Wed, 2017-05-10 at 11:15 -0700, Gary Gregory wrote:
>> On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org
>>>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> ...
>>>
>>>
>>>>> One personal request. Do you think you could try to make your
>>>>> commits
>>>>> less granular and combine logically related changes into larger
>>>>> change
>>>>> sets?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Old habits die hard. Git might indeed make this better. If you
>>>> want
>>>> to add
>>>> this to the style guideline on the site, it will help all
>>>> contributors,
>>>> present and future.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Gary
>>>
>>> I do not think it would be possible to enforce it through a style
>>> check
>>> or a commit hook as there are legitimate reasons for one line
>>> commits.
>>>
>>> Please do not get me wrong. I have no intentions of changing your
>>> way
>>> of working. I fully respect other people's habits. What I am asking
>>> is
>>> your consent to squash some of your commits (combining small
>>> related
>>> commit into a larger one).
>>>
>>
>> Oh sure, feel free to do what you want. I did read something a long
>> time
>> ago warning git users about fiddling with repo history, but since we
>> have a
>> master repo and we are not truly using git in a distributed way, that
>> should not hurt us.
>>
>
> Of course, re-writing history can break forks, but we are not Linux
> kernel. I am not aware of a single fork maintained externally. Besides,
> rewriting would be limited to the most recent commits. No one is going
> to rewrite history more than a few days back.

INFRA won't allow that. Master is a propertive branch as far as I know.


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