Re: Upstream branch naming changes breaking source mirrors

Martin Jansa

On Tue, Jul 07, 2020 at 03:16:06PM +0100, Richard Purdie wrote:
The fetcher is strict about which branch the SHA1 is on. There were
good reasons we started enforcing that, I have to admit I don't
remember the reasons offhand. Its that which is tripping things up
One of the reasons which I still find useful is that switching from
SRCREV in the recipe to AUTOREV does give you latest commit from the
same branch where locked SRCREV was. I don't know how important this is
for other people work flows.

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