Re: [GIT PULL] sound fixes for 3.6-rc6
From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 08:28:44 EST
At Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:03:16 +0200,
Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:51:14 +0800,
> Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > are available in the git repository at:
> > >
> > > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound.git for-linus
> > *PLEASE* don't do this.
> > You point to a branch, but then the pull request clearly implies there
> > is a tag with extra information in it.
> > And indeed, the actual thing I should pull is not at all "for-linus",
> > it seems to be your "tags/sound-3.6" tag.
> > I don't know if this is the old "git pull-request" breakage where it
> > stupidly "corrects" the remote branch when it verifies the branch
> > name, or whether it's some other scripting problem. I think current
> > git versions should not mess up the tag information, if that's the
> > cause, but please verify.
> Oops, yes, it's indeed intended to be tags/sound-3.6.
> So please pull from:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound.git tags/sound-3.6
> FWIW, it was an output from git-pull-request, which fell back to the
> equivalent branch. Usually I check it manually but I forgot it at
> this time just before going to a meeting.
> This was with git 126.96.36.199. I'll check whether this still happens
> with 1.7.12.
The same problem still happens with git 1.7.12.
This is rather annoying than useful.
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