[arch-releng] Iso tests

Tom Willemsen tom.willemsen at archlinux.us
Thu Apr 28 18:09:17 EDT 2011

On 27 Apr 17:39, Dan McGee wrote:
> It likely happened because you did a rebase -i, but since your local
> master branch "pointer" hadn't kept up with the actual master branch,
> it wasn't based off the current master branch.
> Not sure how to explain it more other than what I said before- look at
> the visual and read 'man git-rebase' which is pretty extensive, and/or
> find some tutorials on what rebase is and how it works on the
> interwebs.

> This is where I think git hosting services confuse the original
> intent. Before one click forks, you would clone a project's repo which
> automatically sets up the origin remote and the remote tracking branch
> master. Just think about the definition of "origin"- unless you have
> commit access to a project, you will probably never be pushing to the
> origin, in a sense.

> The first thing you should do is take a step back so you don't have to
> do "origin master" ever again. When I `git pull`, it pulls
> origin/master automatically into master. When I `git push`, it
> automatically pushes master to origin for me. This little bit in
> .git/config does that for me, but you can set it up, it looks like, by
> doing `git branch --set-upstream master origin/master`.
> [branch "master"]
> 	remote = origin
> 	merge = refs/heads/master

> Looks totally right now. And optdepends are your friend:
> $ pacman -Qi git
> ...
> Optional Deps  : tk: gitk and git gui

Thanks for explaining, I've started using the git part where I can and I
should've checked the optdepends, thanks for pointing that out.

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