how to cherry-pick revisions from SAMBA_3_2?

James Peach jpeach at
Sun Oct 14 00:23:55 GMT 2007

On 13/10/2007, at 9:43 AM, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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> James Peach wrote:
>> Ideally, I would like to use git-diff-tree to figure
>> out which revisions I need, then use git-cherry-pick, to
>> merge them up into v3-2-test.
> James,  you can checkout the initial-v3-2-unstable tag for
> the complete SAMBA_3_2 history and cherry pick from that.

Cool! I forgot all about the tags :)

>> I can't pull a branch from samba-svnmirror.git
>> into samba.git because they don't have a common ancestry. When
>> I try this, I end up with a complete mess. I think the only way
>> I could do this is if it were possible to create an empty branch.
> You don't need to do the following steps since you can
> just use the tag I mentioned above.  But the following
> are useful in other situations.
> $ git-remote add svnmirror git://
> $ git-fetch svnmirror
> Then you could cherry pick from the svnmirror/v3-2 tree as
> needed.

Neat, thanks.

James Peach | jpeach at

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