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  •  renames master to main
    •  branch dropdown defaults to main
    •  master is not in the branch dropdown
  •  Settings → Branches
    •  main is the default branch
    •  branch rules were copied over to main
    •  master branch is not in the branch dropdown under Default branch
    •  master branch is not listed in the Branch protection rules area
  •  updates issues
    •  changes reference to a sha in master to the same sha in main (N/A)
    •   changes links to code in master branch to the same code in main (NOTE: Even though the link text and URL were not changed, GitHub forwards all 404 to the default branch which is main.) (See https://github.com/samvera-labs/samvera-circleci-orb/issues/29)
  •  updates PRs
    •  updates 'commit into' branch to main for all PRs (NOTE:
    •   updates links to code in master branch to the same code in main (NOTE: Even though the link text and URL were not changed, GitHub forwards all 404 to the default branch which is main.) (N/A)
  •  wiki updated
    •   updates links to code in master branch to the same code in main (NOTE: Even though the link text and URL were not changed, GitHub forwards all 404 to the default branch which is main.) (N/A)
  •  local git repo (N/ANone as expected)
    •  updates to local master tracking origin/master to local main tracking origin/main
    •  updates branches based on origin/master to origin/main
    •  updates branches based on local master to local main
    •  in second repo, updates pin to master sha in the repo having the branch renamed
  •  working with Forks
    •  TBD (One exists but no noticeable changes as expected)
  •  README and other documents (N/A Untested - Already done in https://github.com/samvera-labs/samvera-circleci-orb/commit/dda15dde353dc8303382507ab5601757bd3651b8)
  •  Integrations:
    •  CircleCI (Ran fine with no changes on a rebased branchafter rebasing a PR)

Other locations Locations text "master" still exists (mostly found via github search):

  • Comments on PRs about repointing to main from tool running
  • Links to code outside this repository
  • Issues and PRs related to the renaming
  • Closed PRs (not in github search)