On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 3:06 AM, Sebastian Schuberth
> On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 7:41 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>>>> a case where you have your own tag that points at the exact version
>>>> as I tagged? In such a case, do you have a preference on which tag
>>> No. I always carry patches on top.
>> That answer sidesteps the real issue; which one would you prefer if
>> there are two or more tags? "describe" updated with your patch
>> would consider both and I think it favours the annotated one over
>> lightweight. If it matches the preferred order then G-V-N with you
>> patch would help your workflow; otherwise you would still need a
>> different way, e.g. making sure what you want it to use is always
>> used by doing the ">version" thing.
> My answer sidesteps the issue because you were explicitly offering the
> sidestep in you original question ;-) Anyway, in such a scenario I
> would probably prefer my own tag instead of upstream's tag, to be
> honest. So you're right that in this case my patch won't help. But
> like I said, the case is not valid for me as I will always carry
> patches on top, and other people might feel differently about which
> tag (annotated vs. lightweight) they prefer if both point to the same
Indeed. I prefer it the other way; annotated takes precedence.
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