[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Git cloning practice

Andrew Morrison andrew.morrison at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 21 05:10:51 EDT 2023

You could check for differences on GitHub, for example:


Or you could try cloning the branch then doing:

git reset --hard v3.4.1

I use release zips, so I haven't tested it myself.


On 20/09/2023 10:52, Scott Renton wrote:
> Hi folks
> My current processes involve picking up a repo through git clone, 
> rather than going to the tag pages and downloading zips.
> Is it acceptable to clone the "release-v3.4.x" branch and use the code 
> in there? I'm assuming that the released 3.4.0 goes there, then 3.4.1 
> and so on, so I'd never be picking up anything unstable, but just 
> wanted to make absolutely sure. I wouldn't ever use the master branch 
> because I know it isn't stable and have been stung by that before!
> Cheers
> Scott
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