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July 27, 2009 00:19
Re: updated gitweb on
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2009/7/27 Craig A. Berry <>:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 5:21 PM, demerphq<> wrote:
>> I updated gitweb today, and it seems like snapshots are now working.
> Thanks for doing that.
>> With one catch. No .patch file so it probably isnt possible to use the
>> snapshot to build.
> Well, you can build, but unless you wrote down the commit ID
> somewhere, you won't know what you've bulit.
>> I need to figure out a solution to that ASAP. But at least now its
>> possible to get a .tgz.
> We should probably document the exact incantation of git describe that
> generates the .patch file, or perhaps embed it in a
> and put it in the repository.  That way it's transparent where it
> comes from and any mirror that wants to do the same thing could do so.
>  I assume this is currently done in a shell script on dromedary
> somewhere?

On camel, in /gitcommon/branches you can find a README explaining what happens.

Feel free to poke into it, or remind to do so more.


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