Killing kdelibs master branch

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Wed Aug 13 11:43:05 BST 2014

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 8:07 AM, Thomas L├╝bking
<thomas.luebking at> wrote:
> On Dienstag, 12. August 2014 21:20:41 CEST, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>>> Is
>>> git symbolic-ref refs/heads/master refs/heads/KDE/4.14
>>> an option?
>> Maybe, what does it do?
> Create a symbolic ref "master" that like the symbolic ref HEAD would (then)
> point KDE/4.14
> Locally this just works "fine" - whatever you do using "master" applies to
> KDE/4.14 (including deleting the branch!)
> The question is whether you can do that on the remote (to have it for
> everybody). Doing it locally and pushing the ref afair isn't possible.

I think you can do symbolic-refs on the server.
We could also try changing HEAD on the server - in which case git
clients will look at that branch instead.

> Cheers,
> Thomas


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