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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Fwd: Replacing master branch for Texinfo g
Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Fwd: Replacing master branch for Texinfo git repository
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 21:02:22 -0700
Gavin Smith wrote:
> I was advised to make the request in the message below on this list.
This list is where the admin team will see the messages. Which is why
I wanted it logged here.
> Texinfo is moving to git for its version control and I have pushed a
> conversion of its old SVN repository to Savannah. The main branch there
> is called "trunk". This should be changed to be called "master", as that
> is the standard name for git. There is already a branch called master
> but this is 10 years out of date, and was produced from an earlier
> conversion from CVS. I have tried to move the label of the "master"
> branch to the "trunk" branch, but this is not possible - "non-fast forward
> commits" are not allowed. Is it possible for an administrator to enable
> this? There is not really any point that I can see in keeping the
> cvs2git conversion there.
Hearing no objections I have temporarily enabled non-fastforward
commits. You are free to go forth and --force push. :-)