2018-05-10 15:40:50 UTC
> To systemd repo committers:
> an investigation in https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/8665
> done by filbranden showed that github's "rebase & merge" button works
> better than the "squash & merge" version. The authorship and original
> timestamps on the commit are not mangled. Hence, let's mostly use
> "rebase & merge" for single commits instead of "squash & merge".
> New rules:
> — single commit → rebase
> — a bunch of fixup commits that should be one → squash
> — more than one commit → merge
No if only github was smart enough to default to "rebase" for single
commits and "merge" for multiple commits in a PR... I figure the
fix-up case is the clear outlier after all...
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat