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Re: Moving to git


On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 10:22:22AM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> writes:
> 
> > And for those really identifying them by sha1 hashes is significantly
> > worse than using monotonically increasing small number, sha1 hashes
> > are impossible to remember, and you don't know what is earlier and
> > what is later from just looking at it.
> 
> git describe gives you such a number (relative to a tag).

But it is not unique across different branches, and furthermore, what is the
fast way to go from the number to a commit?  If you have to git describe
all the commits to find the one you are looking for, then it is not what I
want...

	Jakub


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