On Wednesday, 08 July 2020 at 16:29, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote: > On Wed, Jul 08, 2020 at 10:09:35AM -0400, Kaleb Keithley wrote: > > Whatever name is picked: devel, main, rawhide, next, etc., how about > > setting the default branch. > > E.g. `git symbolic-ref HEAD refs/heads/rawhide` > > This way when someone clones the repo they don't need to know or remember > > which name Fedora is using as the mainline development branch. > > That is easy to do, already supported by our forge and I am definitely +1 on > this. > > One wonder which I have is: should we keep a "master" branch, just as a > symlink > to the "rawhide" one for backward compatibility purposes?
I'd say yes. I believe muscle memory will make most people do git checkout master for a long time, even after git upstream decides on a new default branch name. It'd be nice if this was handled similar to foo->rpms/foo namespace transition. Regards, Dominik -- Fedora https://getfedora.org | RPM Fusion http://rpmfusion.org There should be a science of discontent. People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. -- from "Collected Sayings of Muad'Dib" by the Princess Irulan _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/project/code-of-conduct/ List Guidelines: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines List Archives: https://email@example.com