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Re: Serial lines for Automake

From: Dustin J. Mitchell
Subject: Re: Serial lines for Automake
Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 15:52:09 -0400

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 2:38 PM, Filippo Giunchedi<address@hidden> wrote:
> what about going with the git hooks but the other way round:
> If the macro expansion has changed (modulo comments) then the commit must also
> increment the serial number?
> This hook obviously has to be effective only on the authoritative repo (i.e. 
> the
> one on savannah)

FWIW, I don't think this is a good place to depend on git -- there are
circumstances ("oops, I misspelled AX_MSG_WARN!") where you would want
to make a new commit without incrementing the serial, and a git hook
is just going to get in the way.


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