[Users] minutes for 2016-08-22

Ian Hinder ian.hinder at aei.mpg.de
Mon Aug 22 11:05:19 CDT 2016

On 22 Aug 2016, at 17:43, Roland Haas <rhaas at illinois.edu> wrote:

> Hello all,
>> There was also a discussion of the piraha-everywhere branch. Frank
>> reported that it worked for him without trouble for his non-ET thorns.
>> Peter has privately reported the same to me. Frank said he plans to
>> go over the patch and understand it in more detail when he gets back
>> to the office.
> Right there was, sorry.
> On the release-branch issue:
> I tried this and unfortunately it is exactly as Erik described it: git
> finds conflicts if there are commits in only some of the release
> branches but not in the others.
> Tags seems less nice to use since they don't allow for a git pull (at
> best I guess one has to do another git checkout) which is one of the
> interesting parts.
> In this light a "release" tag for the manifest maybe the simplest
> solution.

Tags also cannot be moved; that is the point - they always point to the same version.

Ian Hinder

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