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Re: dist-git proof of concept phase 1 complete



On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 10:13:33AM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> writes:
> 
> > On Tue, 2009-12-15 at 13:33 -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> >> 
> >> My thinking is that we don't use origin/next or origin/maint either
> >> and both are common upstream in git and the kernel.
> >> 
> >> While origin/master is common, 
> >
> > origin/master isn't "common", it's the friggin default.  Every single
> > git repo I interact with has development happening on origin/master.
> > It's way more than just "common".
> 
> You can set any branch as default via origin/HEAD, and some do.  It is
> also easy to make origin/devel an alias for origin/master.

So what's an alias?  It sounds like a git feature that makes an alternate
name for a branch and inside of git the two are 100% equivalent.  If that's
so, that's a much better solution than a symlink.

-Toshio

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