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Git Version Control Cookbook

By : Aske Olsson, Rasmus Voss
Book Image

Git Version Control Cookbook

By: Aske Olsson, Rasmus Voss

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Git Version Control Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Rebasing selective commits interactively

When you are working on a new feature and have branched from an old release into a feature branch, you might want to rebase this branch onto the latest release. When looking into the list of commits on the feature branch, you realize that some of the commits are not suitable for the new release. So, when you want to rebase the branch onto a new release, you will need to remove some commits. This can be achieved with interactive rebasing, where Git gives you the option to pick the commits you wish to rebase.

Getting ready

To get started with this example, you need to check the previously created branch, rebaseExample; if you don't have this branch, follow the steps from the Rebasing a few commits section and use the following command:

$ git checkout rebaseExample
Switched to branch 'rebaseExample'
Your branch is ahead of 'origin/stable-3.1' by 109 commits.
  (use "git push" to publish your local commits)

Notice that because we are tracking origin/stable...