[pulseaudio-discuss] git repo still contains old svn tags

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at intel.com
Wed Apr 24 04:36:15 PDT 2013

On Wed, 2013-04-24 at 00:12 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Hi,
> When playing with the git repo, I see it still contains some heads with
> the name "tags" e.g. refs/heads/tags/release-0.9.9
> One tool I have here tries to interpret refs/heads/tags (probably badly)
> and bails. Now this code should be more self tolerant, but having
> recently done some git-svn conversions, I wonder if we shouldn't fix up
> the legacy tag branches anyway?
> e.g. if we run this code, it'll sort out the old "tags":
> git for-each-ref --format='%(refname)' refs/heads/tags | cut -d / -f 4 |
> grep ^release- | sed 's/^release-//' | while read ref; do git tag
> "v$ref" "refs/heads/tags/release-$ref"; git branch -D
> "tags/release-$ref"; done
> git gc
> I've tested this before and after an rsync of the git repo and it seems
> to solve the problem.
> I just search for references via "grep -r tags/" This should find the
> refs of the tags... afer running the script above the
> refs/heads/tags/release-* branches are instead converted to tags.
> Does this make sense?

Sounds good to me.


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