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From: "Randall S. Becker" <rsbecker@nexbridge.com>
To: "'Björn Kautler'" <Bjoern@kautler.net>,
	"'Bagas Sanjaya'" <bagasdotme@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: RE: Bug when cloning a repository with a default branch called HEAD
Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 16:45:46 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <00a401d7565d$f20fd4b0$d62f7e10$@nexbridge.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKChYSpGJ8WHsYRgYL9M8rr7Dp_SLrUuRsTONqNO3CTnX2DQ_Q@mail.gmail.com>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: <Bjoern@kautler.net>
On May 31, 2021 4:38 PM, Björn Kautler wrote:
>Subject: Re: Bug when cloning a repository with a default branch called HEAD
>It happens the same no matter whether on Windows or Linux.
>I now also have a reproduction recipe on how to get into that state.
>- Create the `whelk` repository with standard settings, nothing for default branch or anything is necessary
>- Execute this: git clone https://github.com/seveas/whelk.git
>whelk-src && git -C whelk-src remote add gitlab git@gitlab.com:<your
>namespace>/whelk.git && git -C whelk-src push gitlab
>refs/remotes/origin/*:refs/heads/* && git clone git@gitlab.com:git-spindle-test-vampire-1/whelk.git && git -C whelk fetch

According to GitHub, the default branch for this repo is "main" not "HEAD". AFAIK, HEAD is a reserved ref in git and I don't think this would or should work.

Just saying.
Randall


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-31 20:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-28 19:05 Bug when cloning a repository with a default branch called HEAD Björn Kautler
2021-05-31  4:01 ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-31  4:37   ` asymptosis
     [not found]     ` <CAKChYSrQ3u3yH0+8Fwj-84cnAFGvuSEPHx+5Mcy8Ys4sXcN14A@mail.gmail.com>
2021-05-31 20:38       ` Fwd: " Björn Kautler
2021-05-31 20:45         ` Randall S. Becker [this message]
     [not found]           ` <CAKChYSpjOZa2F_mE_7--htzaQ1V4zWgYi8Wm4GHOiYnWoAiswA@mail.gmail.com>
2021-05-31 20:57             ` Björn Kautler

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