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sr #110834: renaming default git branch from master to main

Submitter:  Andy Tai <atai>
Submitted:  Sat 04 Feb 2023 06:48:50 AM UTC
   
 
Category:  Source code repositories - developer access Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Operating System:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
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Thu 27 Jul 2023 04:40:50 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I think we'll do that when it is the common practice, probably for all repositories at once; so far, git still creates repositories with the same name for the default branch.

Ineiev <ineiev>
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Sat 04 Feb 2023 06:48:50 AM UTC, original submission:  

Hi, it becomes a common practice to make the default git branch "main" instead of "master".

I would like to request, for the gpaint git repo

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/git/gpaint.git

to make the main branch the default branch instead of master. Please let me know how to do it, or if you can do it for me, please go ahead.  Thanks

Andy Tai <atai>

 

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        Summaryrenaming defau;lt git branch from master to main renaming default git branch from master to main

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