On Wednesday 2014-02-19 21:01, Junio C Hamano wrote: >Jan Engelhardt <jeng...@inai.de> writes: >> The release notes for 1.9.0 read: >> >>> * The "--tags" option to "git fetch" no longer tells the command to >>> fetch _only_ the tags. It instead fetches tags _in addition to_ >>> what are fetched by the same command line without the option. >> >> I think the release notes should also say -- like it was done >> extensively for git add -- how to get back the old >> behavior (perhaps through now-different commands). > >Perhaps, but the release note is not a place to repeat what the >documentation already teaches---it primarily is to enumerate the >changed areas, to highlight the things users may want to look up in the >documentation, to give them a starting point. > >You would do something like this, I would think: > > git fetch $there 'refs/tags/*:refs/tags/*'
Looking at it from one more angle, `git fetch r --tags` and `git push r --tags` is now no longer symmetric :( -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html