[LLVMdev] git

John McCall rjmccall at apple.com
Fri Jul 22 00:49:00 PDT 2011

On Jul 22, 2011, at 12:33 AM, Matthieu Moy wrote:
> John McCall <rjmccall at apple.com> writes:
>>> git branch --contains <sha1>, on the other hand, will tell you.
>> Of course, this doesn't actually help if you've cherry-picked commits
>> over to your branch (e.g. because it's a release branch).
> How is that different from SVN?

It isn't, and of course "git cherry-pick -x" does make it very easy to
preserve this information.  I'm just saying that the use case of
release branches formed by extensive cherry-picking is very
important to both the LLVM and Apple release processes.


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