Re: cherry-pick '-m' curiosity
- Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:25:26 +0300
- From: Sergey Organov <sorganov@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cherry-pick '-m' curiosity
Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 3:46 AM, Sergey Organov <sorganov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> $ git help cherry-pick
>> -m parent-number, --mainline parent-number
>> Usually you cannot cherry-pick a merge because you do not
>> know which side of the merge should be considered the
>> Isn't it always the case that "mainline" is the first parent, as that's
>> how "git merge" happens to work?
>> Is, say, "-m 2" ever useful?
> Say you want to backport everything except that topic using cherry-picks.
> Then -m2 would be useful?
Didn't get the idea, sorry. Care to clarify?