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Re: Deleting unused branches on github
Sergey Vojtovich <svoj@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> First, your list seem to be quite outdated. Did you run git remote prune origin?
> At the moment of writing https://github.com/MariaDB/server says there're 124
I did not :-(. Bummer, that was stupid, I even wrote in the mail how
removing branches remotely would not affect local clones without
git fetch --prune or similar.
Below is an updated lists with only branches that are still in the repo,
thanks for pointing out the mistake.
> Second, I strongly suggest not to remove anything without branch owner approval.
> Potential data loss overweights clean-up benefits.
Right, that was the intention of my mail, Cc:'ing the top committer in each
branch (sorry I seem to have forgotten to Cc: you).
Or do you have a better way to determine who is the branch owner of a
Of course, if a branch should somehow end up being wrongly removed, I will
just re-push it from a backup I will take before deleting. But better to
avoid errorneous removal in the first place.
> At least the following branches may have valuable revisions:
>> origin/10.1-spider 1 year, 1 month ago Michael Widenius
>> origin/10.0-power 1 year, 7 months ago Sergey Vojtovich
Ok, thanks, I've removed them from the lists.
Updated list with branches to be removed below.
These branches have not been updated for a long time, and looked like they
were not used any more. They are annotated with the date and the committer
of the last commit:
origin/bb-10.2-decimal 5 months ago Monty <monty@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.1-jan2 8 months ago Jan Lindström <jan.lindstrom@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.1-xtrabackup 8 months ago Vladislav Vaintroub <wlad@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.2-window_simple 9 months ago Sergei Petrunia <psergey@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.2-vicentiu-create 10 months ago Vicențiu Ciorbaru <vicentiu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.2-travis-ci 12 months ago Otto Kekäläinen <otto@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.1-jan-encryption 1 year, 1 month ago Jan Lindström <jan.lindstrom@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.1-default 1 year, 3 months ago Monty <monty@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.0-FusionIO-Galera 1 year, 4 months ago Jan Lindström <jan.lindstrom@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.0-custombld 1 year, 4 months ago Kristian Nielsen <knielsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.1-window 1 year, 4 months ago Vicentiu Ciorbaru <vicentiu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.0-FusionIO 1 year, 5 months ago Jan Lindström <jan.lindstrom@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.1-binlog_row_image 1 year, 5 months ago Vicențiu Ciorbaru <vicentiu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/sanja-old-10.0-batch 1 year, 10 months ago Oleksandr Byelkin <sanja@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.1-eperi 1 year, 11 months ago Michael Widenius <monty@xxxxxxxxxxx>
These branches all contain an MDEV in their name that has been closed:
origin/10.1-MDEV-6877-binlog_row_image MDEV-6877 Closed
origin/10.2-MDEV-8348 MDEV-8348 Closed
origin/10.2-MDEV-9114 MDEV-9114 Closed
origin/bb-10.0.22-mdev8989 MDEV-8989 Closed
origin/bb-10.0-galera-mdev8496-hf MDEV-8496 Closed
origin/bb-10.0-mdev-10341 MDEV-10341 Closed
origin/bb-10.1-mdev6657-r2 MDEV-6657 Closed
origin/bb-10.1-mdev8646 MDEV-8646 Closed
origin/bb-10.1-mdev8989 MDEV-8989 Closed
origin/bb-10.1-mdev9362 MDEV-9362 Closed
origin/bb-10.1-mdev-9468 MDEV-9468 Closed
origin/bb-10.2-mdev8646 MDEV-8646 Closed
origin/bb-10.2-mdev8789 MDEV-8789 Closed
origin/bb-10.2-mdev9864 MDEV-9864 Closed
origin/bb-5.5-mdev6735 MDEV-6735 Closed
origin/bb-5.5-mdev-9304 MDEV-9304 Closed
origin/bb-vicentiu-mdev7978 MDEV-7978 Closed
origin/hf-10.1-mdev9021 MDEV-9021 Closed
origin/hf-10.1-mdev9853 MDEV-9853 Closed
origin/MDEV-8909 MDEV-8909 Closed
These branches are fully merged into an existing main tree (5.5, 10.0, 10.1,
10.2, 5.5-galera, or 10.0-galera), and have not been updated for a while:
origin/MDEV-8947 5 months ago Kristian Nielsen <knielsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.2-test1234 6 months ago Galina Shalygina <galashalygina@xxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.2-connector-c-integ 7 months ago Vladislav Vaintroub <wlad@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-10.2-mdev9543 7 months ago Sergei Petrunia <psergey@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/10.0-defragment 1 year, 6 months ago Vicentiu Ciorbaru <vicentiu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
origin/bb-5.5-knielsen 1 year, 8 months ago Kristian Nielsen <knielsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>