[haiku-development] Re: Begeistert warmup: Git migration, releases

On 10/28/11, Alexander von Gluck <kallisti5@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "
> +1.  I still like the git describe version format I commented on a few
> months ago:
>
> $ git describe --abbrev=6
> 6.14.1-8-g903e90
>
> that is versiontag-hash with a shortened hash. It directs you to the
> code in reference to:
>   * the last major version
>   * the revision
>
> they are in order by version, and gives you the commit.

That does sound pretty good, yeah :) A nice mixture of semantics,
practicality and terseness.

> Using the odd revision numbers tags on every commit seems like trying
> to make
> a DVCS something it isn't =\
> "

 +1

--Alex

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