Re: git-pull and tag objects

From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Date: 2007-02-12 04:49:21
On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> 
> Although it is correct that the people who already saw the
> original tag would not lose the tag object from their repository
> when you publish a replacement tag, we have _always_ overwritten
> the refs/tags/$tag to point at the new one, effectively losing
> the original.
> 
> * 0a623e7c (Jul 5, 2005)
> In this version "git fetch $repo tag v2.6.13" would have done just
> 
> 	echo "$head" >"$GIT_DIR/$destination"
> 
> without checking if it already existed.

Yes, but only if you actually explicitly asked for it, methinks.

If you just do a "git pull", it won't do it.

So I think it's ok. 

		Linus
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