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Rebase Project

Introduction

When contributing to a project, sometimes there is the need to keep some patches private, while keeping the whole repository up-to-date.

In those cases it can be useful to "detach" the local changes, synchronize the repository with the mainstream and then append the private changes on top of the new remote changes. This operation is called rebase.

In general, this extension allows to move revisions from a point to another, some common scenarios are shown in the section "Scenarios".

This feature has been implemented as part of SummerOfCode/2008.

Current implementation

This project is distributed along with Mercurial release 1.1 as RebaseExtension. The original project code can be found here.

Current version's features:


RebaseProject (last edited 2012-10-25 20:45:08 by mpm)