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sr #109268: Allow non-fast-forward push?

Submitted by:  Josep Portella Florit <josep_portella>
Submitted on:  Tue 21 Feb 2017 02:45:55 PM UTC  
Category: Source code repositories - developer accessPriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: Wont Do
Assigned to: Assaf Gordon <agn>Operating System: None
Open/Closed: Closed

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Wed 26 Apr 2017 02:58:20 AM UTC, comment #1:


Sorry for the delayed response.

Savannah does not allow non-fastforward commits (except in rare cases, usually in new repositories where no existing code would be lost).

The best course of action is to continue from the current 'master' branch and undo any unwanted changes (e.g. with 'git revert').

From a cursory look, it seems commits 0bd630e and 06f62d7 contain the same content of files - so there is no technical need to revert 5e1c88b7, ad249899 and 06f62d7e.

As for 'tags' - it is best to treat '2.0' as a bad version, and tag the next one as 2.0.1 or 2.1.

As such, I'm closing this ticket, but discussion can continue by replying to this thread (on the savannah website).

- assaf

Assaf Gordon <agn>
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Tue 21 Feb 2017 02:45:55 PM UTC, original submission:

I want to fix a mistake I made yesterday in the git repo for magiadni.

The 0bd630e7 commit was intended to replace 5e1c88b7 and ad249899
(which are the same but in two parts, and a typo in the commit
message), but I realized non-fast-forward pushes are not allowed. Can
you enable them for me, or otherwise help me fix this mess?

What I want to do is:

- Delete 5e1c88b7, ad249899 and 06f62d7e.
- Tag 0bd630e7 as `v2.0`.

Josep Portella Florit <josep_portella>


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