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Date:   Sun, 26 May 2019 13:49:16 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To:     Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Junio Hamano C <gitster@...ox.com>
Cc:     Linux List Kernel Mailing <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>,
        KVM list <kvm@...r.kernel.org>,
        Git List Mailing <git@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] KVM changes for Linux 5.2-rc2

On Sun, May 26, 2019 at 10:53 AM Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com> wrote:
>
> The interesting thing is that not only git will treat lightweight tags
> like, well, tags:

Yeah, that's very much by design - lightweight tags are very
comvenient for local temporary stuff where you don't want signing etc
(think automated test infrastructure, or just local reminders).

> In addition, because I _locally_ had a tag object that
> pointed to the same commit and had the same name, git-request-pull
> included my local tag's message in its output!  I wonder if this could
> be considered a bug.

Yeah, I think git request-pull should at least *warn* about the tag
not being the same object locally as in the remote you're asking me to
pull.

Are you sure you didn't get a warning, and just missed it? But adding
Junio and the Git list just as a possible heads-up for this in case
git request-pull really only compares the object the tag points to,
rather than the SHA1 of the tag itself.

             Linus

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