[vlc-devel] [Religion] Tag and fork or fork and tag?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon May 6 10:27:26 CEST 2013

On Mon, 6 May 2013 10:07:35 +0200, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> The current approach makes it that, in vlc-2.0.git, if you have a remote
> of vlc.git (in order to cherry-pick commits), the 1.3.0-git gets pulled.
> Everytime we push a new 2.0.x tag (git push --tags), the 1.3.0-git tries
> to be pushed.

Eventually, there will be tags in vlc.git that do not belong in
vlc-2.1.git, say 2.2.0-pre1. So that problem seems unavoidable.

IMHO, you should configure your cherry-picking remote to only fetch the
master branch. (TBH, I don't know if that actually works.)

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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