Re: Tags from each remote in a separate "name-space"?
- Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 17:51:04 +0300
- From: Sergey Organov <sorganov@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Tags from each remote in a separate "name-space"?
Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 08:54:23AM +0300, Sergey Organov wrote:
>> How do I configure git to handle tags from remotes in a manner similar
>> to branches?
>> Specifically, I want tag 'tag_name' from remote 'origin' to have local
>> name 'origin/tag_name', not 'tag_name', as it is by default. For a repo
>> with a lot of remotes[*] it would allow to keep track of what tag came from
>> where, as well as prevent name conflicts between tags from different
>> remotes (and/or local tags).
> On the fetch side, something like this in the config file (assuming
> "origin" remote here) probably would do
> [remote "origin"]
> fetch = +refs/tags/*:refs/tags/origin/*
> tagOpt = --no-tags
Thanks for the clue, Duy!
fetch = +refs/tags/*:refs/tags/origin/*
for each existing remote configuration seems to do the trick indeed.
Now I wonder if it would make sense to implement something like
$ git remote add --separate-tags ...
to be able to auto-configure this.