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[PATCH] git fetch --tags

You can do

git fetch --tags <linus-kernel-repo>

and it should fetch all my tags automatically.

[jc: The original by Linus fetched and overwrote branch heads with
--all, which felt dangerous and wrong, so I removed it. Also this
version does not use any refs that resulted as --tags for later
merge. ]

Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>;
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>;

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+tags=
 append=
 force=
 update_head_ok=
 	-f|--f|--fo|--for|--forc|--force)
 		force=t
 		;;
+	-t|--t|--ta|--tag|--tags)
+		tags=t
+		;;
 	-u|--u|--up|--upd|--upda|--updat|--update|--update-|--update-h|\
 	--update-he|--update-hea|--update-head|--update-head-|\
 	--update-head-o|--update-head-ok)
 	;;
 esac
 
-for ref in $(get_remote_refs_for_fetch "$@")
+# If --tags (and later --heads or --all) is specified, then we are
+# not talking about defaults stored in Pull: line of remotes or
+# branches file, and just fetch those and refspecs explicitly given.
+# Otherwise we do what we always did.
+
+reflist=$(get_remote_refs_for_fetch "$@")
+if test "$tags"
+then
+	taglist=$(git-ls-remote --tags "$remote" | awk '{ print "."$2":"$2 }')
+	if test "$#" -gt 1
+	then
+		# remote URL plus explicit refspecs; we need to merge them.
+		reflist="$reflist $taglist"
+	else
+		# No explicit refspecs; fetch tags only.
+		reflist=$taglist
+	fi
+fi
+
+for ref in $reflist
 do
     refs="$refs $ref"
 
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