[petsc-dev] did I mess up master?

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Tue Mar 31 16:20:42 CDT 2015

Mark Adams <mfadams at lbl.gov> writes:

> I see, I forgot to pull.
> These were trivial changes:  changed a variable name (that is a key word)
> and fixed a test that did not compile anymore so I did it directly on
> master.

The commit messages says "demonstrates a bug".  Is there a bug?  What is

As for non-fast-forward merges, Junio just published a blog post
explaining the rationale for maintaining first-parent history and the
way to gracefully retry in case of racy integration.  (His advice is the
same as ours.)  He also mentions discussion of a "git rebase
--first-parent" feature that would make this process easier.

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