Choosing the qt tree to file merge requests

David Faure faure at
Mon Sep 14 19:27:07 BST 2009

On Monday 14 September 2009, Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> 2009/9/14 David Faure <faure at>:
> >> >> Tags are global. As soon as you fetched it, it should appear in "git
> >> >> tag".
> >> >
> >> > But how does one list tags in the first place? The only way is to be
> >> > told the tag name by email??
> >>
> >> git tag
> >
> > That only shows it now that fetch got it. It's missing a -r option for
> > "remote tags", isn't it? OK, "git fetch" gets them, but still... it works
> > differently from branches for no reason (on that particular point;
> > getting a list of them).
> Are you sure? Even the remote branches are only updated after you
> fetch from a given remote. If a new branch 4.6tp1-patched was created,
> you'd still have to run 'git fetch' before 'git branch -a' showed it
> on the branch list.

I see. Obviously git branch -r showed a lot of stuff from before, not stuff that 
would have been added recently. Gah. Too many caches :-)


David (who followed Thiago's advice and is compiling qt.git's 4.6 branch 

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