From: Bart Schaefer <email@example.com>
To: Zsh hackers list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Minor "git" irritation
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2023 22:58:32 -0700 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7YF9E00rHJrHCjvi5s1513nG9cx_cm8fvp1qVUk25bVdw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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At some point in the past I tagged a revision in my local clone so that I
could easily run diffs against that initial state.
Now "git describe --tags" returns that tag name, which ends up in
$ZSH_PATCHLEVEL, which is not correct. "git fetch --tags" does not change
However, "git tag --delete $(git describe --tags)" says "tag not found". I
don't know how it's possible for describe to return a tag that doesn't
exist, or how it got that way, but here I am.
How do I get rid of that tag? I've read the doc for "git fetch --prune
--prune-tags" but that sounds as if it'll remove other local references
that don't exist on the origin, which is not what I want.
Google search is not helping. Thanks.
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next reply other threads:[~2023-07-20 5:59 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2023-07-20 5:58 Bart Schaefer [this message]
2023-07-20 7:57 ` Axel Beckert
2023-07-20 9:41 ` Mikael Magnusson
2023-07-26 2:17 ` Bart Schaefer
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