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Re: Bug report: git clone with dest

On Fri, Jan 05, 2018 at 12:45:03PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Out of curiosity, did this change at some point? I thought the process
> > used to be to merge to maint, and then pick up topics in master by
> > merging maint to master.
> If you look at "Sync with maint" merges made to 'master', you'd
> notice that most of them are only updating Documentation/RelNotes/*
> and otherwise no-effect merges, simply because when such an up-merge
> is made, everything in 'maint' is already in 'master' because topics
> are merged to the latter first.  Security fixes that go through
> embargoes are excempt for obvious reasons ;-)

OK, that makes sense. Pretty sure I did it wrong when I was interim
maintainer back in the day, then. :)