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From Noble Paul <noble.p...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Removing branch_5x shortly
Date Sat, 20 Feb 2016 23:10:43 GMT
Yeah, please don't remove it. Let it be there.
On Feb 21, 2016 01:02, "Uwe Schindler" <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Let's keep the branch. The other ones from 3 and 4 are also still there.
>
> If anybody commits, who cares? If we don't release, it's just useless work.
>
> If we want to nuke branch, do the same for previous ones.
>
> Uwe
>
> Am 20. Februar 2016 19:58:21 MEZ, schrieb Dawid Weiss <
> dawid.weiss@gmail.com>:
>>
>>  Can't we tag it and then delete the branch?
>>>
>>
>> Any reference. So yes, sure you can. But this doesn't really address
>> the second part of my e-mail -- people would still have to issue:
>>
>> git remote prune origin
>>
>> and I don't want to fight Uwe over supposedly magical git commands :)
>>
>>  if infra let's us put in any git hooks and protect branches from there.
>>>
>>
>> Yes, this would be another option (but it requires admin-side tweaks).
>>
>>  I'm not convinced we need a new strategy just because we are on git though.
>>>  We generally don't decide
>>> we won't do a release, someone volunteers to put
>>>  one together when something prompts it. I don't remember protecting branches
>>>  in SVN and so I wonder if we need to now?
>>>
>>
>> Exactly. We really don't need to do anything other than just agree to
>> not commit there... that's part of the reason I wanted more "semantic"
>> names for branches -- they're kind of hard to eradicate once created
>> in public.
>>
>> Anyway, as for branch_5x -- no need to protect anything, really. If
>> somebody DOES commit something (by accident or otherwise) we can
>> always revert those commits (or even force the reference to what it
>> was before the mistake, effectively undoing the change).
>>
>> D.
>>
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