[LLVMdev] git

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Thu Jul 21 04:44:12 PDT 2011

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 12:26:29PM +0100, Jay Foad wrote:
> On 21 July 2011 11:50, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg at britannica.bec.de> wrote:
> > There is still the major regression with unreadable version numbers.
> > Given the amount of Bugzilla traffic with "Fixed in...", that's a
> > non-trivial issue.
> I wouldn't call that a major regression. For informal use you can
> quote 8 hex digits of the git commit name, which isn't *much* worse
> than a 6 digit decimal number. For more rigour, you can use a link to
> the llvm-commits message in the archive (people already frequently do
> this) or to the vcs-web interface.

The problem is answering the question of "do I have it or not". Linear
version numbers are much nicer for that.


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