GnuCash+git development process with multiple branches?

Derek Atkins derek at
Mon Jul 1 11:04:03 EDT 2013

On Mon, July 1, 2013 10:41 am, John Ralls wrote:
> On Jul 1, 2013, at 6:36 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> Hmm, did you just do something on code?  I just did it again:
>> git clone --mirror ssh://
>> cd gnucash.git
>> git fetch --all
>> ...and it worked without error:
>> [warlord at mocana gnucash.git]$ git fetch --all
>> Fetching origin
>> [warlord at mocana gnucash.git]$
> You used clone --mirror instead of --bare.

Is this bad?   What's the difference?  In my case I wonder if --mirror
isn't the right answer?

> I'll observe that the difference between Code and Github is that the
> github repos have their default branches set to trunk instead of master.

Fair enough.  What would happen if we added the alias on code?
Would that break the git-svn push to github?

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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