[Lazarus] GIT sha1 vs svn numbers
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Thu Feb 14 00:02:21 CET 2019
On 13/02/2019 22:24, Martin Frb via lazarus wrote:
> I looked at a few ideas, if something like the svn numbers could be
Why would you want to shoehorn Git (a distributed version control
system) into the way SubVersion (a client/server based version control
They are fundamentally different. Yes Git can be used kind-of like a
client/server version control system, but then you loose pretty much all
the functionality that makes a distributed version control system so
Anyway, I'm not 100% sure what you want to achieve, but do you know the
It gives you a version-like result. A version (tag or branch name - tag
by default), number of commits since that 'major event' in the
repository history, and then the SHA1 of the actual commit you are on.
$ git describe
That output means the current HEAD commit is a descendant of "v1.4.1"
tag. It has 903 commits since the "v1.4.1" tag. The HEAD commit's SHA1
value is 6e8a7fbb. The "g" prefix is simply to say "git" was used.
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