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From: Stefan Beller <>
To: Patrick Lehmann <>
Cc: Lars Schneider <>, Git Mailinglist <>
Subject: Re: Restoring detached HEADs after Git operations
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:37:01 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 2:52 AM, Patrick Lehmann
<> wrote:
> Hello Lars,
> for your questions:
>> If there are multiple branches with the same hash then your script would pick the first one. Can you imagine a situation where this would be a problem?
> I can't think of a good solution to resolve it automatically. Maybe a script could print that there are multiple possibilities and it choose the first branch in the list.
>> Plus, you are looking only at local branches. Wouldn't it make sense to look at remote branches, too?
> This is also related to restoring tags. If we go this way, we should have this priority list:
> - local branches
> - remote branches

For remote branches you would create a local branch of the same name
(if such a branch would not exist, possibly setting it up to track that remote

> - tags

as said in the other email and similar to remote branches, we'd not want to have
HEAD pointing to them directly but somehow have a local branch.

>> Submodule processing is already quite slow if you have many of them. I wonder how much this approach would affect the performance.
> Yes. It takes a few seconds to iterate all the submodules. It could be improved if the processing wouldn't be based on slow Bash scripts spawning lot's of sub-shells to execute multiple Git commands.

How many submodules are we talking about? (Are you on Windows to make
shell even more fun?)

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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-06-19  8:46 Patrick Lehmann
2017-06-19  9:30 ` Lars Schneider
2017-06-19  9:52   ` AW: " Patrick Lehmann
2017-06-19 16:37     ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-06-19 17:34       ` Patrick Lehmann
2017-06-19 17:47         ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-19 18:09           ` AW: " Patrick Lehmann
2017-06-19 19:21             ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-19 20:13               ` AW: " Patrick Lehmann
2017-06-19 17:55       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-06-19 19:11         ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-19 16:31 ` Stefan Beller
2017-06-19 17:01 ` Jeff King
2017-06-19 17:56 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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