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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] [PATCH] checkout git branch with tar_scm source servce
On Monday 11 April 2011 13:16:25 Adrian Schröter wrote:
Hm, but why do you need this at all ?
I'm not sure what 'this' refers to, did you mean this line:

+ git checkout -B "$MYBRANCH"


git checkout -r $BRANCH

working for you ?

? Did I miss a git syntax trick? the git-checkout manpage doesn't mention an
-r option.

My intention is to have a source service that can tar up an arbitrary branch,
and afaics there isn't a way to do that with git in tar_scm at present. If I
understand correctly, tar_scm may be called where an existing clone exists, so
I used checkout -B to cover the case that the user changes the branch in an
existing source service so the existing clone is checked out to the requested

Will Stephenson, KDE Developer, openSUSE Boosters Team
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nürnberg - AG Nürnberg - HRB 16746 - GF: Markus Rex
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