Git Cherry-Picking: Handling urgent hotfixes

Git Workflows5 Min. 58 Sec. Published On January 17, 2019

What are you going to learn?
  • What a Git Cherry-Pick is
  • How a Git Cherry-Pick works and what to look out for
  • How to handle e.g. hotfixes with cherry-picks
Why is this important?

It does not happen on a regular basis, but sometimes you work on a feature branch and commit a change there, which is actually a hotfix for something on your stable release branch, i.e. in production.

Now the question is what do to? You don't want to merge your entire feature branch back to stable.

Instead you'd like to cherry-pick just one or two commits. That's what you are going to learn in this episode.

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