[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Roman Yeryomin leroi.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 03:12:29 EDT 2015

On 13 October 2015 at 00:18, Bruno Randolf <br1 at einfach.org> wrote:
> On 10/12/2015 03:22 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?
>> 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.
> You don't need to. Try this in your OpenWRT trunk git repo:
> git tag -a r 753606a51c979440e10771f0d11494b7b7c1eac2
> (Tagging the very first commit with "r".)
> Now do:
> git describe
> r-35387-g83c5a41

Bruno, +100500!
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