[RFC] Morph branch-from-image

Richard Maw richard.maw at codethink.co.uk
Tue Jan 29 13:34:54 GMT 2013


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 01:30:38PM +0000, Rob Taylor wrote:
> On 29/01/13 13:25, Richard Maw wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 01:20:17PM +0000, Rob Taylor wrote:
> >> Why are you trying to find the original branch?
> >>
> >> I think the use cases are:
> >>  1) just recreate the image; and
> >>  2) start a new branch from the point the image was created and fix some
> >> bugs.
> > 
> > Mostly because that was my original understanding of the problem, but it
> > continued because I still think there's value in having the history, but
> > if you say otherwise I'm happy to create a new commit without it.
> > 
> > If we decide to include the history later, sufficient information exists
> > to attempt it.
> > 
> 
> I'm still confused. if you can find the commit, you have the history. No
> need to figure out which branch it was on.

I misunderstood this thread of conversation to be what happens if you
can't find the commit, my bad.

I think I have enough to continue with now, thanks everyone.




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