On Wed, 2017-08-09 at 08:50 -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:
> > On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 09:06:20AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >> Such as v2.6.12-rc2..v2.6.13-rc3 in the Linux kernel source tree.
> >> Insert a fake tag header, since newer `git mktag` wont accept the
> >> otherwise:
> > Hmm. Now your resulting tag will have this crufty "unknown@example.
> > header baked into it, won't it?
> > Should we instead make git-mktag more lenient (possibly with a
> > command-line option to reduce accidental omissions)?
> That sounds sensible. Thanks for injecting a dose of sanity.
Indeed. I'll add a --allow-missing-tagger option (suggestions for a
snappier name accepted!) and pass it unconditionally from the filter-