[mythtv-users] [mythtv] ANNOUNCEMENT: MythTV is moving to Github

Gavin Hurlbut gjhurlbu at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 10:01:40 UTC 2010

On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 1:51 AM, E. Westbrook <mythtv-users at westbrook.com> wrote:
> So, when speaking in conversation about a specific version, for example on
> the list and such, then, will we be using that short version of the hash?
> e.g. "tested against 42a36f"?

We are using the output of "git describe --dirty" to describe the revision.

> I suppose the "git" way would be to tediously give every merge commit on the
> fixes/0.24 branch a numerically increasing tag for easy reference, but I
> haven't heard mention of any plans to do that.  I could do it locally, but
> that would be meaningless to the rest of the world.

That's not going to happen.  We don't need thousands of pointless
tags.  Sorry.  We can figure something out, but it won't be tagging
every commit.  Maybe you can prepend an increasing number before the
hash.  I dunno.

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