[RFC] New core command: graft

Arne Babenhauserheide arne_bab at web.de
Tue Oct 11 18:59:00 CDT 2011


Am Montag, 10. Oktober 2011, 10:58:56 schrieb Matt Mackall:
> On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 06:56 +0200, Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
> But here's the common English usage of graft, which I think you'll agree
> is apt:
> 
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Grafting
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Medical_grafting

Yes, grafting is what happens. But what I want to do is picking selected 
changes from another branch. 

* (cherry-)pick: What I want to do from the view of the changeset I’m on
* graft: What happens to make it real

So graft is a technical term, but imo no usecase. 

Best wishes, 
Arne
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