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Re: Could the filter for nsmux be included in incubator.git?

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Re: Could the filter for nsmux be included in incubator.git?
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 21:51:29 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 07:14:17PM +0100, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 07:48:36PM +0200, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
> > A part of the namespace-based translator selection project is the
> > filter translator.  It is currently here:
> > git://github.com/scolobb/filter.git .  Is it a good idea to move this
> > translator into the incubator.git repository, just like nsmux has
> > been?  If so, could you please tell me how to do that (so that you
> > don't spend your time :-) )?
> This should work, but is untested.  :-) Do a checkout of the
> incubator.  `cd' to that.  ``git remote add github--scolobb--filter
> git://github.com/scolobb/filter.git'' to add a new remote named
> github--scolobb--filter.  ``git remote update'' to fetch all
> remotes' heads, i.e. the Savannah ones (most probably named
> origin/*), and the new github--scolobb--filter/* ones).  Then you
> can simply do ``git push [SAVANNAH]
> github--scolobb--filter/master:filter'' ([SAVANNAH] most likely
> being ``origin'') to push what is now locally known as
> github--scolobb--filter/master (assuming you want to publish the
> master branch) onto Savannah, named filter there.  (Or perhaps
> filterfs? -- your dice.)

The name should stay ``filter'' because a filter will not publish a
virtual filesystem.  When I get it working, I'll definitely mention
the fact in the documentation :-)

> Actually, that push command will likely fail, and instead you'll
> have to do the following: ``git push [SAVANNAH]
> github--scolobb--filter/master:refs/heads/filter'', i.e. tell the
> Savanah server that this shall be a new branch (head) and not a tag,
> for example, which that remote server can't't know yet.

Yep, I had to use the second version.  Thank you very much for your
detailed explanation which leaves no room for ambiguity :-)

I've just added the filter to the incubator :-)


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