[llvm-dev] Tag for using git describe on master
Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Nov 5 02:05:32 PST 2019
I don't imagine it would become required anywhere. Git hashes are the
source of truth.
On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 2:50 PM David Zarzycki <dave at znu.io> wrote:
> Will the use of `git describe` output become required anywhere? Or will normal git hashes always be acceptable? I ask because people sometimes pass --no-tags to git-clone, etc.
> > On Oct 25, 2019, at 11:06 PM, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > As first discussed in the giant "New LLVM git repository conversion
> > prototype" thread, I've pushed a git tag that allows git-describe to
> > be used for generating human readable commit names on master.
> > The tag is "llvmorg-10-init", to be interpreted as "the initial commit
> > with major version number 10". The idea is to add similar tags along
> > with future version bumps.
> > git describe generates a name like this:
> > $ git describe a4783ef
> > llvmorg-10-init-8348-ga4783ef58d3
> > Where "llvmorg-10-init" is the tag name, 8348 is the number of commits
> > since the tag (yay, monotonically incrementing commit numbers), and
> > "a4783ef58d3" is the hash with "g" as a magic prefix to indicate it's
> > a git hash.
> > The name can be used to refer to commits directly (git only looks at
> > the hash after the "g"):
> > $ git show llvmorg-10-init-8348-ga4783ef58d3 -s --oneline
> > a4783ef58d3 [Alignment][NFC] getMemoryOpCost uses MaybeAlign
> > Thanks,
> > Hans
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