delete remote branch
aseipp at pobox.com
Wed Sep 11 01:45:06 UTC 2013
Nick, just keep the ActiveBranches page on the wiki up to date. I
plan on deleting all the dead branches (and sending out a warning
beforehand) after the 7.8 release. We'll be doing other cleanups then
On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 2:07 PM, Nicolas Frisby
<nicolas.frisby at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Herbert.
> Whom should I email you again when I'm ready to delete my other branches?
> You? Austin?
> On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 3:43 AM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvr at gnu.org> wrote:
>> Hello Nicolas,
>> On 2013-09-08 at 09:41:04 +0200, Nicolas Frisby wrote:
>> > I just merged in my -fdicts-strict work, so I was deleting the old
>> > branch…
>> > but it's rejected for some reason.
>> > $ git push origin --delete dicts-strict
>> > remote: performing tab-check...
>> > remote: + refs/heads/dicts-strict ghc <my-username> DENIED by fallthru
>> > remote: error: hook declined to update refs/heads/dicts-strict
>> > To ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/ghc.git
>> > ! [remote rejected] dicts-strict (hook declined)
>> > error: failed to push some refs to 'ssh://email@example.com/ghc.git'
>> > Git gurus chime in? Thanks.
>> The current configuration doesn't permit risky operations, such as
>> deleting branches and/or non-forward-updates (imagine someone would
>> delete or rebase branches such as 'master' or 'ghc-7.6'). Moreover,
>> having commits disappear causes headaches with other facilities
>> (e.g. git submodules).
>> Moreover, it was planned to define a Git ref namespace, where those
>> operations would be allowed to everybody, something like 'wip/*' (see
>>  for an example). Those branches could then also be made to be
>> ignored by the Git email notifier, so that rebasing commits doesn't spam
>> the Git commits mailing list.
>> In the long-term, we should avoid cluttering the top-level branch
>> namespace with topic branches, and move to a more structured naming
>> scheme, which leaves the top-level namespace to release branches.
>> Long story short, I've deleted the 'dicts-strict' branch for you
>> : https://git.gnome.org/browse/glib/
>> : http://git.haskell.org/?p=ghc.git;a=heads
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