Git tip of the day: merge-base

A coworker and myself were tasked to spearhead a large, extensive refactor for a well-established project.  The team was medium-sized (10ish people) and we followed a pretty tight Gitflow process, which overall, worked well.  The refactor was done out-of-band from our normal sprint cadence and like any new feature or defect, we created a branch off of develop and off we went.

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