[Mesa-dev] Rename "master" branch to "main"?

Jason Ekstrand jason at jlekstrand.net
Tue Mar 23 14:02:04 UTC 2021

Trying to pick this discussion back up.  Daniel Stone thinks it's a
half hour of API bashing to retarget all the MRs so, if the fd.o
admins have some heads up, it should be tractable.  Should we do this
right after branching 21.1 along with the LTS branch?


On Fri, Aug 7, 2020 at 3:38 AM Timur Kristóf <timur.kristof at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-08-06 at 14:17 +0200, Eric Engestrom wrote:
> >
> > There is an upstream issue about having gitlab handle the branch
> > renaming and provide redirections, MR re-targeting, etc.
> >
> > https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab/-/issues/233427
> >
> > If we wait for this feature instead of doing it by hand, it could be
> > much less disruptive to devs and everyone downstream from us, but
> > there's also no telling how long this will take.
> Sounds like this would save us a lot of hassle. If we are not in a
> hurry, I think the best option for us is to wait for this upstream
> issue.

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