Re: Updated git HOWTO for kernel hackers

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 19:10:33 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:

On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Greg KH wrote:

Ok, this is annoying. Is there some reason why git doesn't pull the
tags in properly when doing a merge? Chris and I just hit this when I
pulled his tree and and was wondering where the tag went.

Tags are private in git (the same way branches are), which means that you
can have a million of your own tags and never disturb anybody else.

But, like branches, it means that if you want a tag, you need to know the tag you want, and download it the same way you download a branch.

Still -- that's interesting data that no script currently tracks. You gotta fall back to rsync.


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