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Re: GIT: Monotonically increasing trunk and release branch ids
- From: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>
- Cc: "Richard Earnshaw (lists)" <Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com>, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely at redhat dot com>, <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 17:47:16 +0000
- Subject: Re: GIT: Monotonically increasing trunk and release branch ids
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On Fri, 10 Jan 2020, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> > Those look like the start of GCC version N development (just after the
> > branchpoint for N-1), not the branchpoint as commonly understood; naming
> > them "branchpoints" seems confusing.
> Ok, so what about basepoints instead?
That seems a better name to me.
> > I think the existing git hook configuration expects you to push only
> > annotated tags, not lightweight tags (so you'd need to use -a / -s / -u
> > when creating those tags).
> Ok, would use -a then; or do we plan to GPG sign some tags such as releases?
I think signing future release tags is probably appropriate.
> > This seems like another thing that would need new features in the hooks to
> > support configuring email subjects and contents like that.
> Are the git hooks we use shared with AdaCore or GDB or where they come from
> and can't be customized?
Right now we have our own fork of the hooks in ~gccadmin/git-hooks. I
hope that appropriately generic versions of the GCC-specific features can
be developed that mean we can stop using our own fork at some point and
symlink to the version used by GDB instead.
Joseph S. Myers