Re: Marking abandoned branches

From: A Large Angry SCM <gitzilla@gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-14 02:40:48
Jakub Narebski wrote:
...
> As it was said somewhere in this thread, you can use tags (tag objects) for
> that, i.e. tag each of the abandoned branches, explaining why branch wa
> abandoned for example, remove head refs, and move tag refs to
> refs/abandoned or refs/tags-abandoned/ or refs/Attic/ or in refs-abandoned/
> (the last has the advantage to not be included by default in any command,
> even when --all is given)

Using $GIT_DIR/refs-abandoned/ means changing a number of core parts;
think fsck and friends. Better to decide on a name in $GIT_DIR/refs/ and
teach the various visualizers to ignore that prefix by default. Maybe
even make the name a config item. *ducks*
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