[Numpy-discussion] Remove current 1.7 branch?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Jul 19 09:14:38 CDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 7:45 AM, Travis Oliphant <travis@continuum.io>wrote:

> I'm not sure what the conclusion actually was from this long thread.
> But, in trying to update the 1.7.x branch, I ended up in a very odd state
> with respect to the github pages.   I used git filter-branch to try and get
> rid of "empty" commits that were showing up for some reason.   However,
> this resulted in a branch that seemed fine on my local version but when
> pushed to github ended up duplicating nearly every commit in the
> maintenance branch so that the commits page for maintenance/1.7.x showed a
> duplicate commit for every actual commit,
> I didn't know how to fix this except to delete the branch (after doing a
> diff with master), recreate the branch, and apply the saved diff as a
> patch.   I'm very sorry if I messed anyone up.
> I thought the plan was to delete the branch anyway.     There could be
> something else wrong as well, but I'm not sure what the implication of your
> message is, exactly.
> People using the maintenance/1.7.x branch (how many people were actually
> using it?) will need to delete their local branch and re-pull from github.
I agree that the easiest thing to do is remove the current 1.7 branch and
branch again. It isn't quite according to the book of Linus, but it will
get us where we need to be.

git push upstream :maintenance/1.7.x


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