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What's the different between merge and rebase in git?

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added Apr 28, 2016 in Git by birdygeek Sergeant (2,060 points)
recategorized Nov 17, 2017 by LC Marshal

Instead of using a merge commit, rebasing re-writes the project history by creating brand new commits for each commit in the original branch.

The major benefit of rebasing is that you get a much cleaner project history. First, it eliminates the unnecessary merge commits required by git merge.

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