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The Cherry-Pick command allows you to 'apply' certain commits from another branch to the current branch.

o                        o  C' [> master]
|                        |
o  [> master] A          o  A
|                        |
|   o  [a-branch]        |   o  [a-branch]
|   |                    |   |
o   |  B                 o   |  B
|   |                    |   |
|   o  C (selected)      |   o  C
|   |                    |   |
o   |  D       ===>      o   |  D
|  /        cherry-pick  |  /
| /                      | /
o                        o

In SmartGit, there are several places from which you can initiate a cherry-pick:

  • Menu and toolbar On the project window, select Branch|Cherry-Pick to open the Cherry-Pick dialog, where you can select one or more commits to cherry-pick. Depending on your toolbar settings, you can also open this dialog via the Cherry-Pick button on the toolbar.
  • Log Graph On the Log graph of the Log window, you can perform a cherry-pick by right-clicking on one or more commits and selecting Cherry-Pick from the context-menu.
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