[Bioc-devel] Help git package maintaining

Turaga, Nitesh N|te@h@Tur@g@ @end|ng |rom Ro@we||P@rk@org
Wed Jan 22 16:16:16 CET 2020

Hi Rafael, 

Please try the following 

	git checkout origin/RELEASE_3_10 

	git reset --hard a724b95802b94cb096b592d716ddaf2b263e71bd

This is the cleanest way to achieve what you need. 

Please also keep in mind to back up your entire folder in another directory should something go wrong.



> On Jan 22, 2020, at 9:08 AM, Raphael Bonnet <Raphael.BONNET using univ-cotedazur.fr> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm struggling to understand how to maintain the two version of the my 
> package through git.
> This is my first package and you will probably guess that I'm not very 
> used to working with multiple branches and remotes.
> I've read the documentation and understood that the master branch 
> correspond to the devel version of my package and that the RELEASE_X_Y 
> correspond to the release version.
> I'm also aware of the numbering practices (even/odd) regarding theses 
> versions.
> I tried to fix a bug, and had to ask the maintainer team to fix some of 
> the mess I made with the aforementioned version numbers.
> Now I'm at the current state in my github branches
> * 7ae946b (origin/RELEASE_3_10) update RELEASE version number
> | * cf86353 (master, upstream/master, origin/master) bump x.y.z version 
> to odd y after creation of RELEASE_3_10 branch
> |/
> * a724b95 (HEAD -> RELEASE_3_10, upstream/RELEASE_3_10) bump x.y.z 
> version to even y prior to creation of RELEASE_3_10 branch
> * 160de7a installation commands updated in readme.md
> the upstream/RELEASE_3_10 was updated by the Bioc team, and commit 
> a724b95 needs to stay that way before I start fixing the bug.
> My 7ae946b (origin/RELEASE_3_10) commit correspond to small changes 
> (including the version number mess I previously mentioned) that I made.
> How can I discard this so that the (origin/RELEASE_3_10) remote would 
> fall back to RELEASE_3_10 (a724b95) correct commit ?
> Could you provide a safe way to achieve that?
> The package name is MACSQuantifyR.
> Thanks for your responses,
> -- 
> *Raphaël*
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