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Re: How can I remove a personal tag?
- From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- To: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>, GDB <gdb at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 18:50:06 -0500
- Subject: Re: How can I remove a personal tag?
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- References: <CAMe9rOpu-zR=69MK_59i=EkCYjkYfq8yDJZusUd0=M5K8hqL8A at mail dot gmail dot com>
> I want to update users/hjl/linux/release/220.127.116.11.1 tag by
> removing it fist. I got
> # git push origin :users/hjl/linux/release/18.104.22.168.1
> remote: *** Deleting a tag is not allowed in this repository
> remote: error: hook declined to update
> Auto packing the repository for optimum performance.
> warning: There are too many unreachable loose objects; run 'git prune'
> to remove them.
> To ssh://email@example.com/git/binutils-gdb.git
> ! [remote rejected] users/hjl/linux/release/22.214.171.124.1 (hook declined)
> error: failed to push some refs to
Changing the target of a tag is considered to be a really bad idea.
I have to run, but you can look it up on the web as to why.
I can delete the tag for you, but regardless, I recommend you use
another one. This happened to me too when I was creating an earlier
GDB release, so it's really important to be careful when creating