[Libre-soc-bugs] [Bug 440] Changes committed to submodule need to be pushed to submodule's upstream repo

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Tue Jul 28 19:48:21 BST 2020


--- Comment #9 from Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton from comment #8)
> (In reply to Jacob Lifshay from comment #7)
> > oh well, everyone makes mistakes.
> sorry i forgot to mention i'd spoken with cole a couple days ago and
> witnessed a hilarious head-desk-banging session when describing the lovely
> simple solution :)
> i had suspected that git format-patch and git am apply (designed for offline
> emailable git synchronisation) were capable of preserving the git commit
> hashes, not having used it in a while, and ironically confirmed this works,
> only yesterday.

Well, they don't actually preserve the git commit hash, since git format-patch
and git am apply save the content, author and author timestamps. They do not
contain the committer and committer timestamps.

See https://stackoverflow.com/a/26130094/2597900
There's probably a better reference on Git's website.

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