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How to rename a tag

First you need to make an alias of the old tag

$ git tag new_tag_name old_tag_name

Then you need to delete the old tag locally

$ git tag -d old_tag_name

Then delete the tag on you remote location - do note there might be several

# Check your remote sources:
$ git remote -v

# The argument (3rd) is your remote location,
# the one you can see with `git remote`. In this example: `origin`
$ git push origin :refs/tags/old_tag_name

And finally you need to add your new and shiny tag to the remote location.

$ git push origin --tags

Repeat this for every remote location.

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