[IPython-dev] (slightly OT) tags vs. branches

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Wed Aug 17 01:36:05 CDT 2011

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:33 PM, David Warde-Farley
<wardefar@iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> I haven't really played with it much, but is there actually a way to direct a pull request somewhere other than the repo you forked from? I didn't see any obvious way to do it in the UI, but it makes sense conceptually.

I think that you can click on the target branch labels and change them
to something else, though I'm not 100% sure.

>> Going back to the original question, though, I do highly recommend
>> tagging the exact commit you do a release with, as this is a pretty
>> standard practice.  The rest will vary from project to project.
> Yep. I just wondered if there was a reason for also having a "frozen in time" *branch* version, as there appeared to be in IPython. It seems the answer is no.

Nope, just lack of cleanup of old stuff, which we're now doing thanks
to this conversation :)



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