[alsa-devel] ASoC updates for 3.4

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Jan 26 17:10:30 CET 2012

At Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:57:39 +0000,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 04:43:23PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Mark Brown wrote:
> > > That's the tagging - older (and by older I mean "currently released")
> > > versions of git can only pull from branches so that's just saying it
> > > can't find the tag object.
> > It seems that the problem is rather in the server side.
> > I updated the git to version 1.7.9.rc2, but it still gives the same
> > error at pull.  Meanwhile, I could pull a signed tag from a local
> > tree.  Or I'm overlooking something obvious.
> I've deleted the tag since.  If you try pulling from
>    git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/kernel/git/broonie/regmap.git topic/patch
> it should DTRT (I hope).

Hm, still I get an error...

% git --version
git version 1.7.9.rc2
% git pull git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/kernel/git/broonie/regmap.git topic/patch
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

> > BTW, the pull of a signed tag gives always a merge commit even if it
> > can be fast-forwarded.  The --ff option doesn't work, too.
> > This is the intended behavior, AFAIK.
> > OTOH, we don't want to see too many merge commits in a straight
> > development line while the development phase.  So, pulling signed tags
> > from you while development might be not always ideal, if we want to
> > keep the sound git trees better in sync.
> I'm not sure it's much of an issue, but I guess it's not a big deal.
> I'd prefer to use the signed tags for the fixes if that's OK, but I'll
> omit them for development branches.  Or hold back on pushing to you so
> often or something (we're integration testing via -next after all).

Agreed.  It's just a matter of balance, and we can make it somehow


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