re-doing git patches
michael.meeks at suse.com
Mon Feb 27 07:13:21 PST 2012
On Mon, 2012-02-27 at 16:49 +0200, Noel Grandin wrote:
> Is there some easier git-magic available for working on and
> re-submitting a patch?
Oh ! so, if the patch is the latest / top patch on your queue - then
'git commit --amend' will re-write the top commit on the stack - that of
course is quite easy.
> Using git-rebase seems incredibly fragile and hacky.
So - personally, since I don't entirely trust (myself) with the git
tools, I would extract the last 10 patches:
git format-patch HEAD~10
git reset --hard HEAD~10
where 10 is as many as you have un-committed ;-) and then I'd edit the
patches you want to and;
for a in *.patch; git am < $a; done
or apply all but the one you want to edit and patch -p1 < $a and
continue hacking, or ...
No doubt git rebase -i makes this all 'easy' but ... ;-)
having done the reset --hard HEAD~10 you can of course git pull -r to
get to the latest stuff on master & then choose what you re-apply.
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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