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Re: How to exchange rerere/redo resolutions?




On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 12:23:28AM +0100, Philip Oakley wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is there a mechanism for exchanging the rerere resolutions, so that future
> fixups, e.g. future clashes on pu rather than master, can be sent with patch
> series?
>
> My current use case that there is a large patch [1] for updating long to
> size_t for use on Windows, which notes that it will have clashes with pu,
> but doesn't appear to have any method  of sending a rerere resolution (which
> the author is already aware of) to the list. Being able to flag up such
> fixes should simplify such conflict resolutions.
>
> I had some very rough ideas about how the resolutions should look rather
> similar to three-way conflict markers, with the resolution as the 'base'
> (between the ||| - ||| marks), which would be resolved via a --base merge
> strategy.
>
> However if there is already a method for exchanging resolutions, where
> should I look?
>
> Philip
>
> [1] <20190413151850.29037-1-tboegi@xxxxxx> [PATCH v3 1/1] Use size_t instead
> of 'unsigned long' for data in memory
>
> --
> Philip
>

That is not an answer to the question.
If it helps, I can rebase the first patch onto git.git/master, and the
cherry-pick the next patches. That can happen next week or so.
And then let it go through the normal pu->next->master->git-for-windows workflow.