On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 6:23 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>>> Simple. You treat everything as refspecs and form revision ranges
>>> out of them. Note that that is exactly the reason why "git push"
>>> can take "master" as a short-hand for "master:master" [*1*].
>>> So I would imagine you would be spelling that as:
>>> git fast-export master:new-master --not next refs/tags/*
>>> or something, no?
>> rev-list doesn't accept 'refs/tags/*'.
> I think you misunderstood. That is meant to illustrate what your
> end users feed "fast-export". "fast-export" in turn expands that
> into a revision range, which needs to happen anyway when it strips
> :new-master from the positive end of the range to make the range
> master ^next ^refs/tags/v1.0 ^refs/tags/v1.1 ...
'git fast-export' accepts rev-list arguments, to make it do something
else would not only break existing users, but would require massive
work. I'm not interested in doing that.
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