On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 10:39:49AM -0800, Trans wrote:
> Yep. Thanks. I've read it. But it only speaks of creating missing tags. I
> was wondering if there is a way to adjust the data of an existing tag.
> I can of course delete the tag and retag --which is what I am doing
> presently. Unfortunately that means checking out previous tag, copy tag
> message, delete tag, retag with pasted message. A lot more steps then I
> would prefer!
"Patching" a tag sounds odd for a system which is about keeping immutable
objects referencing each other by cryptographic hashes of their
Unfortunately, git-tag seems not to support anything like -c or -C of
`git-commit --amend` so you'll probably have to roll a script which will
save a tag message (in a variable) and then use it for the next
`git-tag -a` call.
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