[FFmpeg-devel] Using tags and branches.

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Mon Dec 27 22:26:29 CET 2010

git describe works on tags.

people should branch from mainline every time needs to experiment or to
keep a release going and hopefully sync/merge to mainline

I'd like to have a layout so:

- we tag the mainline commit from which a release is branched
- we tag the mainline every time we break the ABI/API

It helps to get either how far we are from a tagged release or from the
latest incompatible change using git describe and to see quite easily
which was the latest compatible version with a certain api.



Luca Barbato

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