[mythtv] GIT

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 08:22:51 UTC 2022

On 29/08/2022 05:10, James Linder wrote:
> Hi all
> I’m using git pretty much exactly as mythtv does. ie
> ...
> fixes/31
> fixes/32
> Where there will never be a merge of 31 and 32. All ticks along just fine until, one dsy,
> hint: You have divergent branches and need to specify how to reconcile them.
> hint: You can do so by running one of the following commands sometime before
> hint: your next pull:
> hint:
> hint:   git config pull.rebase false  # merge (the default strategy)
> hint:   git config pull.rebase true   # rebase
> hint:   git config pull.ff only       # fast-forward only
> hint:
> hint: You can replace "git config" with "git config --global" to set a default
> hint: preference for all repositories. You can also pass --rebase, --no-rebase,
> hint: or --ff-only on the command line to override the configured default per
> hint: invocation.
> fatal: Need to specify how to reconcile divergent branches.
> How does mythtv deal with this issue? I can find nothing in the docs.
> James
This post from Peter, on 6 July, works for me.  It's buried in a longish 


John P

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