[llvm-dev] New LLVM git repository conversion prototype

Alex Bradbury via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Dec 13 07:18:26 PST 2018

On Thu, 13 Dec 2018 at 15:07, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:34 PM James Y Knight <jyknight at google.com> wrote:

> > We don't *need* it, no. But it might be useful.
> >
> > The purpose of this tag would not be for people to check out, but rather to allow "git describe" to return more interesting results when run on master.
> >
> > See David Jones' email from Nov 16.
> Ah, okay. "git describe" is new to me :-) I still think v8.0.0-base is
> a better name though. v8.0.0-dev really sounds like something one
> might check out to get the latest dev version.

v8.0.0-branchpoint might be even clearer, though obviously a little longer.



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