[llvm-dev] GitHub commits that aren't on any branch

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jan 17 01:20:29 PST 2020

Those commits also get sent to the llvm-branch-commits list. That
would be fine if the emails contained some hint about what branch the
commit went to, but they don't. I think that would be my main feature
request :-)

On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 5:55 PM James Y Knight <jyknight at google.com> wrote:
> It is a phabricator bug (or, phabricator configuration bug) that it's tracking these.
> I haven't looked, but I bet they're on a github pull request branch -- which is a real branch, but not in refs/heads or refs/tags, and therefore not fetched by default by git.
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 5:30 AM Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
>> I noticed today that there are some commits that get pushed upstream,
>> but not to master or any other branch either.
>> For example:
>> https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/d272d3a1885a82d6ccf5b3d5b6841f79d81e24e5
>> https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/6762d53b66d9de18825f09f43c3d6c2b3ea95913
>> https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/80f81325b8e8f0bed81a28dffb8eba526002f2b3
>> https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/24b81434a056825f4e9dd3ef06bad7a2ef34f813
>> https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/3191fa21be09d6e7352751f86626a2e8fb251555
>> This is confusing for everyone, because the Phabricator review gets
>> closed with "this was committed" and the commit can be found on
>> GitHub, but since it's not on any branch, it was really just pushed
>> into the void.
>> The reason I noticed is that the commit emails for those get sent to
>> the llvm-branch-commits list.
>> Is it possible to configure GitHub in some way that disallows pushing
>> commits that don't go to any of the upstream branches?
>> Thanks,
>> Hans

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