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Re: gnulib-v0.1: a non-event

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: gnulib-v0.1: a non-event
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:12:42 +1300

Hi Jim,

On Oct 29, 2013, at 12:01 PM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have just pushed a signed v0.1 tag.  It holds no particular meaning.
> I find that smaller commit-count numbers are more reader-friendly
> than the 8000+ numbers we had reached relative to the v0.0 patch.
> Thus, for the next 999 commits, git describe will print something like this:
>  v0.1-NNN-gHHHH...
> I.e., with no more than 3 digits in the commit count part.

If we can find a way to automate the per-1000 commits tagging (presumably
with a commit hook), then that lends itself to an easy solution to the
shallow clone issue with bootstrap, by making sure the shallow clones are
at least 1000 changesets deep.


Gary V. Vaughan (gary AT gnu DOT org)

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