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Re: Can the automatic daily update commits be stopped, take 2
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- Cc: Andreas Schwab <schwab at linux-m68k dot org>, David Howells <dhowells at redhat dot com>, Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>, Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat dot com>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 05:42:34 -0800
- Subject: Re: Can the automatic daily update commits be stopped, take 2
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On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 5:37 AM, Joel Brobecker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Which release tags do you have in mind, and what do we need to do
>> > to fix them?
>> Just make them annotated instead of lightweight (see git-tag(1)). Even
>> better if they are signed.
> GDB release tags have been both annotated and signed ever since
> someone (was it you?) asked me about it.
> AFAICT, Binutils release tags are also annotated (but not signed).
> You'll need to be more precise about what's still not working
> for you. In particular, I don't think the signing makes any difference
> to git-describe.
My concerns are
1. Someone downloads a tar ball and builds it. "ld --version" should
be able to
tell at least the date when the tar ball was made.
2. Someone checks out a branch, makes some changes, checks into his/her
branch and builds it, "ld --version" should be able to tell the date
when the branch