HEADS UP: hashes changing for the freebsd-ports repo on Sunday

Shawn Webb shawn.webb at hardenedbsd.org
Sun Feb 7 16:34:40 UTC 2021

On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 05:24:33PM +0100, Ulrich Spörlein wrote:
> On Wed, 2021-02-03 at 13:54:56 +0100, Ulrich Spörlein wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > It's another one of those instances where the hashes will change
> > (starting with all commits from Jan 5th 2021 forward).
> > 
> > Our latest ports committers were not added to the authormap file in time
> > _and_ this stopped being a fatal issue in the converter a while ago :/
> > 
> > Please bear with us a while longer.
> > Thanks
> > Uli
> > 
> > PS: This also affects the src and doc repos, but they will obviuously
> > not be changed again, see the errata notes at
> > https://github.com/freebsd/git_conv/tree/next
> This has now been pushed and the new hashes (and missing authornames!) are
> live.

Sorry for what may seem like dumb questions, but I just wanted to make

1. For downstream projects that have already switched to
   git.freebsd.org for src, do we need to deal with changed hashes
   again? (ie, git merge --allow-unrelated-histories)
2. Do I now need to merge unrelated histories on ports if I use ports
   from github?


Shawn Webb
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