[PATCH] winsup/doc/dll.xml: update MinGW/.org to MinGW-w64/.org

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue Mar 9 06:08:38 GMT 2021

On 2021-03-08 13:55, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin-patches wrote:
> On Mar  8 15:20, Ken Brown via Cygwin-patches wrote:
>> On 3/8/2021 2:09 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
>>> Brian Inglis writes:
>>>> It's normally a merge conflict which will not be satisfied by regular
>>>> commands to restore the working files to upstream.
>>> So you're pulling on an unclean work tree?  That's a no-no, either keep
>>> your changes on a separate branch (that you can rebase or merge later)
>>> or stash them away for the pull.
>>> As Corinna said, if you're prepared to lose any local changes then
>>> git reset --hard
>>> will do that.  But you should be sure you really didn't want any of your
>>> unfinished business around any more.
>> If the unfinished business consists of local commits that haven't yet been
>> applied upstream, then I typically do the following:
>> git fetch  # Find out if upstream has changed since my last pull.  If so...
>> git format-patch -n  # save n local commits
>> git reset --hard origin/master
>> git am 00*  # reapply my local commits
> I'm doing this a bit differently:
>    git fetch

I changed to pull origin/master as I always want to get all updates;
Achim suggests remote update

>    git rebase -i origin/master

I've figured out that enough to do your tweaks without hacking patches

> I like git rebase, it's a very nifty tool, especially using the
> interactive mode.

Agreed - I trust myself more using interactive mode commands than gitk

It's been months since I had to wipe and re-clone newlib-cygwin and that's 
saying a lot.

[Thanks for all the help to a git rookie who pled orgs/projects to use/*allow* 
source/version control (often only MS SourceSafe/TeamSource? or cvs) sometimes 
on my own with whatever was/could be installed (Windows Cygwin hg, RHEL/Solaris 
cvs/rcs, Solaris/SunOS sccs/vi).]

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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