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 :(
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