At Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:51:14 +0800,
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Takashi Iwai <> wrote:
> > are available in the git repository at:
> >
> >   git:// for-linus
> *PLEASE* don't do this.
> You point to a branch, but then the pull request clearly implies there
> is a tag with extra information in it.
> And indeed, the actual thing I should pull is not at all "for-linus",
> it seems to be your "tags/sound-3.6" tag.
> I don't know if this is the old "git pull-request" breakage where it
> stupidly "corrects" the remote branch when it verifies the branch
> name, or whether it's some other scripting problem. I think current
> git versions should not mess up the tag information, if that's the
> cause, but please verify.

Oops, yes, it's indeed intended to be tags/sound-3.6.
So please pull from:
  git:// tags/sound-3.6

FWIW, it was an output from git-pull-request, which fell back to the
equivalent branch.  Usually I check it manually but I forgot it at
this time just before going to a meeting.

This was with git  I'll check whether this still happens
with 1.7.12.

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