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From:
Abigail
Date:
July 15, 2019 18:57
Subject:
Re: Transition from RT to GitHub [FAQ]
Message ID:
20190715171214.GF18504@almanda.fritz.box
On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 08:38:39AM -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> 
> That's a good solution for a release tarball.  What Yves is talking
> about is the tarball that has the git describe output embedded for any
> random commit, i.e., what you get when you click the "snapshot" link
> next to any commit in our current gitweb interface.  This is based on
> running:
> 
> $ perl Porting/make_dot_patch.pl > .patch
> 
> in a git checkout *before* generating the tarball.  This allows the
> downloader to build without having git installed.  I think some
> Test::Smoke configurations depend on that.


I'm not very familiar with git hooks, so perhaps I'm just suggesting 
nonsense, but could this .patch file be generated with an appropriate
git hook?



Abigail

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