-v should print also the revision number in repo

Andrew Pinski pinskia@gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 20:09:00 GMT 2018

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, U.Mutlu <um@mutluit.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> currently -v (ie. gcc -v) prints these data:
> gcc version 9.0.0 20180613 (experimental) (GCC)
> It would be nice, when building from a repository that then the resulting
> target should contain also the revision number (for example "r261543")
> of the underlying repository, so that gcc -v then prints this info as well.
> Maybe the respective revision nbr of the repository used (svn, git, ...),
> or perhaps better: a new generic solution with a unique & common rev-nbr
> for all repos (and non-repos): a new file with rev-info in the repo-root
> could do the trick, IMO...

If you use contrib/gcc_update, it will place the right thing in the needed
file and will display the revision.


> Thx

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