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Re: [libvirt] libvirt maint branches



On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 10:16:43PM -0600, Doug Goldstein wrote:
> Instead of hijacking another thread I figured I'd start a new one. I
> tried to push the branch I had made as requested by Jiri, but I don't
> appear to have access.
> 
> $ git push origin v1.0.2-maint
> Counting objects: 30, done.
> Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
> Compressing objects: 100% (18/18), done.
> Writing objects: 100% (22/22), 3.44 KiB, done.
> Total 22 (delta 16), reused 5 (delta 4)remote: *** Creating a branch
> is not allowed in this repository
> remote: error: hook declined to update refs/heads/v1.0.2-maint
> To ssh://libvirt.org/git/libvirt.git
>  ! [remote rejected] v1.0.2-maint -> v1.0.2-maint (hook declined)
> error: failed to push some refs to 'ssh://libvirt.org/git/libvirt.git'
> 
> How do we want to go about actually creating these branches? I make
> one everytime I have to backport a fix due to a regression from a
> previous release. I'll typically only keep them "maintained" until the
> next official release. I wouldn't consider them stable like what Cole
> maintains but more like someone ran into an issue and it needed a fix.
> So there might be other issues in them that go undiscovered or
> unsolved. I just say this because I don't want to clutter the repo
> with a lot of useless branches, but again if people think they'd be
> useful I'm happy to push them.

I think it is useful to have your branches on the main GIT. Even if
you're only updating them for a while it gives a basis for other
people to collaborate, since many other distros will need the same
bug fixes too.

Ping me on IRC & I'll see about sorting out the hook that prevents
you from pushing


Daniel
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