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Advanced git workflow

There are many ways of working with git; here are some posts on the rules of thumb that other projects have come up with:

  • Linus Torvalds on git management
  • Linus Torvalds on linux git workflow . Summary; use the git tools to make the history of your edits as clean as possible; merge from upstream edits as little as possible in branches where you are doing active development.

Manual pages online

You can get these on your own machine with (e.g) git help push or (same thing) git push --help, but, for convenience, here are the online manual pages for some common commands: