bzr fast-export treatment of tags
stuart.moore+bzr at spektrix.com
Wed Apr 16 06:13:12 UTC 2014
On 16 Apr 2014 07:09, "Richard Wilbur" <richard.wilbur at gmail.com> wrote:
> To quote some documentation I just wrote for the new --no-tags option
> for bzr fast-export:
> Since bzr uses per-branch tags and git/hg use per-repo tags, the
> way bzr fast-export presently emits tags (unconditional reset &
> new ref) may result in clashes when several different branches
> are imported into single git/hg repo. If this occurs, use the
> bzr fast-export option --no-tags during the export of one or more
> branches to avoid the issue.
> Would there be a better way to treat the export of tags in bzr
> fast-export in order to soften--if not eliminate--the issue of tag
> clashes as outlined above? I'm not intimately acquainted with the
> details of this one.
The thought occurs that prepending the branch name to all tags would work
as a way of getting them into the new repository.
Providing an option for a custom global prefix for all tags would probably
also be helpful, and require code changes in the same places
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