[Infrastructure] Numerous Branches in cabforum GitHub

Ben Wilson benwilsonusa at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 11:32:15 MST 2020

Great - thanks for the clarification.

On Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 10:22 AM Dimitris Zacharopoulos (HARICA) <
dzacharo at harica.gr> wrote:

> Yeah, the frozen repository might work for the existing branches. I'd be
> curious to test it :)
> Dimitris.
> On 2020-02-12 7:12 μ.μ., Ryan Sleevi wrote:
> Right, that was what I was proposing in
> https://cabforum.org/pipermail/infrastructure/2020-February/000152.html
> Dimitris raised some concerns, such as around links, and so I wanted to
> make sure to fully address and understand the concerns, with the goal being
> that, once we've got that settled, we've got a clear path to delete all the
> branches, and that any branches introduced in the future are only temporary
> (until they're merged)
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:10 PM Ben Wilson <benwilsonusa at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> One thing I didn't raise on the call, but maybe we ought to resolve is
>> the numerous branches that have been created over time. I think Ryan was
>> suggesting that those could be archived (sorry I couldn't follow all that
>> was said about archiving), but can the branches just be deleted?  I recall
>> that after a branch has been merged with Master, a message pops up saying
>> you can now delete the branch.  I was always hesitant to do that because I
>> was worried about losing a record of what was done, but isn't that
>> information stored in Github somewhere else, like in the pull request
>> or something? (I think that some of the branches were just used as
>> sandboxes until I figured out how to fork branches under my own github
>> account.)
>> Thanks,
>> Ben
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