svn primer translation to git

Dimitry Andric dim at
Thu Jun 25 13:50:30 UTC 2020

On 25 Jun 2020, at 15:26, Konstantin Belousov <kostikbel at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 09:05:51AM -0400, Ed Maste wrote:
>> On Thu, 25 Jun 2020 at 08:56, Renato Botelho <garga at> wrote:
>>> Based on what I saw in other projects when people moved to git, a common
>>> mistake that happens is people abusing `git pull` and creating merges
>>> where it's not desired, like in main branch when bringing remote changes
>>> to local modified repository.  Maybe it's worth to add a paragraph
>>> saying some words about always use rebase instead of merge.
>> Indeed - I started touching on that at the beginning, but we need to
>> make that clear in the day-to-day use example. Probably a broad "never
>> use git pull" warning too.
> Isn't it a common (and necessary) practice to disable push of merge
> commits and non-ff pushes for master branch of centralized repository,
> by commit hooks ? Does the prototype repo enforce such policy ?

That is indeed a requirement, as is the disabling of force-pushing.
GitHub and GitLab have simple controls in their UIs for this, to protect
one or more branches against such actions.


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