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Re: How can I remove a personal tag?
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- Cc: Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>, GDB <gdb at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:05:31 -0800
- Subject: Re: How can I remove a personal tag?
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On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 3:50 PM, Joel Brobecker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I want to update users/hjl/linux/release/184.108.40.206.1 tag by
>> removing it fist. I got
>> # git push origin :users/hjl/linux/release/220.127.116.11.1
>> remote: *** Deleting a tag is not allowed in this repository
>> remote: error: hook declined to update
>> Auto packing the repository for optimum performance.
>> warning: There are too many unreachable loose objects; run 'git prune'
>> to remove them.
>> To ssh://email@example.com/git/binutils-gdb.git
>> ! [remote rejected] users/hjl/linux/release/18.104.22.168.1 (hook declined)
>> error: failed to push some refs to
> Changing the target of a tag is considered to be a really bad idea.
> I have to run, but you can look it up on the web as to why.
> I can delete the tag for you, but regardless, I recommend you use
Can you delete it for me? Thanks.
BTW, can you also prune the git repo? It has too many unreachable
> another one. This happened to me too when I was creating an earlier
> GDB release, so it's really important to be careful when creating