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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: git revision missing when building 4.1.7 from the source tarball
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:25:20 GMT
Hi Jim,

Am 19.09.19 um 13:47 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>> On Sep 18, 2019, at 1:43 AM, Don Lewis <truckman@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> If you build 4.1.7 starting with the source tarball, the git revision
>> isn't included in the build result because the source tarball doesn't
>> include the .git directory.  That is needed so that 'git log' can find
>> the most recent commit hash.  I wasn't able to find a reasonable subset
>> of the .git contents that would allow this to work.
>>
>> This problem was probably also present with svn, but nobody noticed.
> It was actually. That is because the RCversion is determined at build time. We could,
when we make the src distribution store that info away in a file someplace, but that would
involve changing the build process (and SvnRevision.pm) accordingly.
>
> Maybe something for 4.2.x and trunk?

+1

Matthias

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