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Re: Moving to git
- From: Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>
- To: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>, Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, "gcc\ at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:00:57 +0200
- Subject: Re: Moving to git
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Jakub Jelinek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 10:22:22AM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Jakub Jelinek <email@example.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,
It can't be, due to the distributed nature of git.
Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs, firstname.lastname@example.org
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