[petsc-dev] git workflow question

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 10:51:58 CDT 2014

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Dominic Meiser <dmeiser at txcorp.com> wrote:

> I'm starting development of a bug fix in a new feature branch. The bug fix
> heavily relies on work in a different feature branch which is still a long
> ways away from getting merged into next or master. Which of the following
> approaches is the recommended practice:
> 1) Branch off of master and merge the other feature branch I need into the
> newly create branch.
> 2) Branch off of the other feature branch.
> 3) Something else I'm not thinking of.

I do not really understand why you just do not make the fix in the feature


> Thanks.
> Dominic
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