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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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