[TYPO3-core] Package Builder / Git tags

Oliver Hader oliver.hader at typo3.org
Thu Apr 25 22:17:34 CEST 2013

Hi everybody,

one short update on this issue: It works now! :)

The Git tags are now part of the accordant branch and are not detached
any longer. For example you might wanna look at the recent 6.1.0 RC1
release and the accordant tag from today:



Am 06.09.12 17:04, schrieb Michael Stucki:
> Hi guys,
> I would like to request a small change in the package builder:
> Goal: Be able to fast-forward with Git from each tag to the next:
> ➜  TYPO3core git:(TYPO3_4-6_cs2) git checkout TYPO3_4-7-3
> Note: checking out 'TYPO3_4-7-3'.
> You are in 'detached HEAD' state. [rest of this is cut by me]
> HEAD is now at 87b9678... [RELEASE] Release of TYPO3 4.7.3
> ➜  TYPO3core
> ➜  TYPO3core  git merge --ff-only TYPO3_4-7-4
> fatal: Not possible to fast-forward, aborting.
> The problem is that the release commits (e.g. 87b9678, see above) are
> not in line of the release branches (here it's TYPO3_4-7).
> I believe the fix is simple: Just don't detach from the branch to update
> ChangeLog and config_default.php and for creating the release tag.
> If nobody objects, I would like to fix this. For this I need to know:
> 1. Does anyone think this will have any drawbacks?
> 2. Where can I find the source for the script?
> Thanks in advance! :-)
> - michael

Oliver Hader
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