Eric Chamberland <eric.chamberl...@giref.ulaval.ca> writes:
> 1) git tag --delete-tags-to-danglings-and-unnamed-banches
> This would be able to remove all tags that refers to commits which are
> on branches that are no more referenced by any branch name. This is
> happening when you tag something, then "git rebase". Your tag will
> still be there on the old-and-before-rebase branch and won't be
> "pruned" by any git command... (that I know of...)
Not interesting for at least two reasons.
Why are "tags" any special? "git branch --delete-merged" may also
be of interest, and for that matter "git update-ref -d" to deal with
any ref in general would be equally valid if such an option were a
What you want is a way to compute, given a set of tags (or refs in
general) and a set of branches (or another set of refs in general),
find the ones in the former that none of the latter can reach. With
that, you can drive "git tag -d $(that way)".
In other words, the feature does not belong to "git tag" command.
> 2) git tag -d "TOKEN*"
Again, not interesting. You already have:
git for-each-ref --format='%(refname:short)' refs/tags/TOKEN\* |
xargs -r git tag -d
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