Patchwork [bitbake-devel] fetch2/git: Dereference unresolved names with ls-remote

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Submitter Richard Purdie
Date Jan. 20, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
Message ID <1390231273.874.36.camel@ted>
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Permalink /patch/65275/
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Richard Purdie - Jan. 20, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
We need to deference names when trying to map them to commit IDs with
ls-remote. If we don't do this, a given commit might not show up
later in a specific branch. There appears to be no good reason not
to do this.

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>


diff --git a/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/ b/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/
index cae1653..ed55f43 100644
--- a/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/
+++ b/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/
@@ -326,7 +326,7 @@  class Git(FetchMethod):
             username = ""
-        cmd = "%s ls-remote %s://%s%s%s %s" % \
+        cmd = "%s ls-remote %s://%s%s%s %s^{}" % \
               (ud.basecmd, ud.proto, username,, ud.path, ud.unresolvedrev[name])
         if ud.proto.lower() != 'file':
             bb.fetch2.check_network_access(d, cmd)