At Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:03:44 -0400,
Jeff King wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 02:28:51PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > 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 188.8.131.52. I'll check whether this still happens
> > > with 1.7.12.
> > The same problem still happens with git 1.7.12.
> > This is rather annoying than useful.
> I can't reproduce here. What is your exact request-pull invocation? Is
> request-pull showing a warning like:
> warn: You locally have sound-3.6 but it does not (yet)
> warn: appear to be at
> warn: Do you want to push it there, perhaps?
Hm, it looks like the check is performed only for tag objects.
In the example below, no warning appears:
% git tag mytest for-next
% git request-pull mytest~
With an annotated or a signed tag, git seems giving a warning like
above, indeed. So my test seemed wrong. Sorry for the noise.
In the previous case, I don't know what really screwed up, since it
was against a signed tag. Maybe I overlooked the warning as I'm
redirecting the output to a file.
> (it should do so since v184.108.40.206). Maybe we need to make it possible to
> bump that warning to a fatal error?
Yes, please! It's easily overlooked.
Better to be "strict but correct" than "friendly but wrong".
Just give an option to ignore the error if people really want to
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