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SubjectRe: [git pull] ieee1394 tree for 2.6.18
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 04:02:43PM -0400, Dave Neuer wrote:
> On 6/20/06, Russell King <> wrote:
> >On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 09:29:37PM +0200, Stefan Richter wrote:
> >> Russell King wrote:
> >> >On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 08:14:45PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >> >>I want them to tell me what they are sending, so that _when_ I pull, I
> >> >>can line up the result of that pull with the mail they sent, and I can
> >> >>tell "ok, that's actually what the other side intended".
> >> >
> >> >Given that you've complained about me sending daily pull requests
> >> >already, how do you intend folk to handle the situation where they've
> >> >sent you a pull request, it's apparantly been ignored, and they update
> >> >the tree from which you pull (maybe for akpm's benefit) and then you
> >> >eventually get around to pulling it a couple of days later?
> >> [...]
> >>
> >> I don't maintain git repos myself, but I'd say _branches_ or something
> >> like that might be the way to go.
> >
> >The point was to try to establish when we could consider the tree from
> >which we'd asked Linus to pull from as being sufficiently old that it
> >would not be pulled from without another request being sent - or if it
> >was pulled from, that we wouldn't get an email from Linus about the fact
> >there was new stuff in there.
> Can git pull a tag?

Of course, it can.
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