Re: Heads up: Geary mainline development branch renamed to `mainline`

On Fri, 2019-04-26 at 10:38 +0200, Niels De Graef via desktop-devel-
list wrote:
Note that you don't need to script this kind of stuff, if you use the
following tricks:

# 1. This creates a symbolic link from master to mainline, which
solves your problem already.
$ git symbolic-ref refs/heads/master refs/heads/mainline

# 2. This worfklow doesn't even need you to specify a branch if you
start from mainline/master
$ git checkout -b feature/....
# work, work, work and commit
# If you no longer want to continue on this branch, you can go back
to the previous one with
$ git checkout -

# 3. Tab completion works wonders:
$ git checkout ma<tab>

Mike said himself that choosing a new name starting with the same
letters as "master" was a deliberate choice to further minimize the


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