[FFmpeg-devel] Who is against GIT now?

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Apr 6 17:36:17 CEST 2009

On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 03:53:05PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:
> > Mike Melanson wrote:
> >
> >> (actual hashes from my FATE code repository). So what should the
> >> main page of FATE report regarding the state of FFmpeg code? That
> >> version 6e6fc12c61446bfe8dff7ce3b50ebfe0b0835bc8 passed all tests
> >> but that 8e1f4d881f813d7d2c67656868f39b46a98d320d had problems?
> >>
> >
> > That would work otherwise you may use git-describe to have a reference
> > as N commits since the last tag.
> Note that the commit count is informative only, not unique; two
> branches diverging after the tag could have the same number of
> commits.  

> The hash at the end is unique.

I wanted to stay out of the discussion but, this one is not strictly
true, given that there are more possible trees than hashes it cant be
of course this matters little in practice and you could say its nitpicking
but still, its just very likely unique ...


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