Git - rebase


rebase is designed to integrate changes from one branch into another branch.


Imagine this commit history (log) with a remote and a local branch where the commit in the remote branch will be integrated into the local branch.

- A - B - C - D - remote HEAD
      E - F - G - local HEAD

After a rebase, the commit history (log) will look like:

- A - B - C - D - remote HEAD - E' - F' - G' - local HEAD'

merge is also designed to integrate changes: See What is the difference between a merge and a rebase?


Automatic rebase of a branch before a pull request

git config branch.autosetuprebase local

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