[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Mon Oct 12 10:22:53 EDT 2015

On 2015-10-12 15:31, Bruno Randolf wrote:
> On 10/12/2015 01:43 PM, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>> When using tags as a starting point (via git describe), somebody has to
>> create those tags, which is cumbersome (and would mean adding lots of
>> useless ones).
> What's cumbersome? And why would you have to create useless tags?
> I would actually take this argument on the reverse and say it's good,
> because it forces you to tag revisions which should be tagged (like
> "15.05-rc1", "15.05").
Many people follow current trunk, and we need to have precise version
information for that when they report a bug. We don't want to regularly
tag stuff just to keep reported version information up to date.

- Felix
openwrt-devel mailing list
openwrt-devel at lists.openwrt.org

More information about the openwrt-devel mailing list