[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpegs future version control system
Tue May 15 15:31:08 CEST 2007
On Sunday 2007 May 13, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> something like FFmpeg version GIT-foobarbranch-2007-05-13_03:09:51 ?
> or FFmpeg version foobar070513_030951 ?
Check out git-describe.
For example, from my git respository:
This is made of three parts:
v1.5.2-rc3 = most recent annotated tag from current HEAD
29 = number of commits on this branch since that tag
gd7d7255 = "g" then first 7 hex digits of current HEAD's hash
When HEAD is at a tag, git-describe returns only the tag, so if you've just
tagged a release (for example), then you compile that version, you would not
get the second two fields.
This string is a reasonably human readable globally unique identifier for a
Dr Andy Parkins, M Eng (hons), MIET
andyparkins at gmail.com
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