Markus Armbruster wrote:
there's an additional problem my patch fails to address:
# Change the first '-' to a '.', so version-comparing tools work properly.
# Remove the "g" in git describe's output string, to save a byte.
v=`echo "$v" | sed 's/-/./;s/\(.*\)-g/\1-/'`;
Messes with '-' in tags. I think it should replace the first '-g'
instead. What do you think?
Sorry, I'm not following. Could you give an example of the problem? Evidently
the code is messing with the first "-" and the last "-g" deliberately.