delete remote branch
nicolas.frisby at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 02:28:43 UTC 2013
Got it. Thank you, gentlemen.
On Sep 10, 2013 8:45 PM, "Austin Seipp" <aseipp at pobox.com> wrote:
> 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>
> >> 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://email@example.com/ghc.git
> >> > ! [remote rejected] dicts-strict (hook declined)
> >> > error: failed to push some refs to 'ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/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
> >> Cheers,
> >> hvr
> >> : https://git.gnome.org/browse/glib/
> >> : http://git.haskell.org/?p=ghc.git;a=heads
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