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Re: [PATCH 4.9 00/14] 4.9.50-stable review

On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 02:30:46PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:18:12PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:

> > Yes. I don't recall if it is a direct --force or if you would have to
> > remove the original tag first (with git push <repo> :refs/tags/<tag>).

> Ah, but then if someone had pulled the old tag, they would have to
> delete it locally before they can pull in the new one.  That's the main
> reason I'll not do this...

If there's going to be more than one version of a given -rc isn't that
going to confuse testing reports?  I'm struggling to see the
circumstance where a tag would get replaced.

> Again, use the make command that we have just for this reason...

Not arguing with this though...

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