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From: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] fmt-merge-msg: selectively suppress "into <branch>"
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:17:57 -0400
Message-ID: <20200731201757.GC3409@syl.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqlfiz30ml.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com>

On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 01:12:02PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com> writes:
>
> > I think that you could do this without treating 'master' as specially by
> > making 'merge.suppressDest' contain the value of 'init.defaultBranch'
> > (unless set otherwise).
>
> My understanding is that much more instances of repositories come to
> exist by cloning than running "git init".  Hence, the value you set
> to the init.defaultBranch has no relevance to the name of the
> primary branch in majority of your repositories, whose primary
> branch is what their origin has designated before/when you cloned.
>
> And the latter, "what is the primary branch name for this particular
> repository?", is what we want to ask here.  The answer to "what is
> the first branch name for new repository I will create?" is not a
> good proxy for that.

Aha, makes sense. Thanks for clarifying.

> Thanks.

Thanks,
Taylor

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Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-29 19:44 Avoiding 'master' nomenclature Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:04 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 20:23   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:38     ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-07-29 20:46       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:56         ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30  8:17       ` lego_12239
2020-07-31  0:57         ` Jeff King
2020-07-31  8:19           ` Oleg
2020-07-29 20:40     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-29 20:58       ` Jeff King
2020-07-29 21:20         ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30  0:29           ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:44             ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30  0:52               ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:57                 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-31  0:44                   ` Jeff King
2020-07-29 21:25         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 22:50           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30  0:14             ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:23               ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-30 10:11                 ` Michal Suchánek
2020-07-30  0:31               ` Jeff King
2020-07-30  0:36             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 18:02               ` [PATCH v3 0/2] fmt-merge-msg: selectively suppress "into <branch>" Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 18:02                 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] Revert "fmt-merge-msg: stop treating `master` specially" Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 19:10                   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-07-30 19:40                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-30 18:02                 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] fmt-merge-msg: allow merge destination to be omitted again Junio C Hamano
2020-07-31  0:42                 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] fmt-merge-msg: selectively suppress "into <branch>" Jeff King
2020-07-31  2:04                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-31  2:22                     ` Jeff King
2020-07-31 20:03                       ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-31 20:12                         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-31 20:17                           ` Taylor Blau [this message]
2020-08-01  7:15                         ` Michal Suchánek
2020-08-10 11:53               ` Avoiding 'master' nomenclature Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-10 15:45                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-11  2:39                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-12  0:30                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 20:40     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 20:51       ` Linus Torvalds

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