Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] ekiga.rc

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Michael Cronenworth <mike cchtml com> wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] ekiga.rc
> From: Michael Rickmann <mrickma gwdg de>
> To: Ekiga development mailing list <ekiga-devel-list gnome org>
> Date: 04/20/2009 11:54 AM
>> Yes, I have seen that. I am still testing. Would something like
>> #define EKIGA_REVISION "EKIGA_3_2_0-80-g80bf6d3" be acceptable in
>> revisioin.h? It is based on the output of git describe, the 80th
>> revision of tag EKIGA_3_2_0 I guess.
> You cannot do this. Git does not use revision numbers. It uses a commit
> *hash* for tracking. Don't rely on Git hashes. Define another version number
> and use that.

Its not (at least in fedora) used as a version number, but rather as a
tracking bit in builds that aren't final releases to allow tracking of
the exact revision.


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