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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Fwd: Replacing master branch for Texinfo g

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Fwd: Replacing master branch for Texinfo git repository
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 21:02:22 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

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 but this is 10 years out of date, and was produced from an earlier 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.  :-)


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