On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 08:53:55PM +0100, martin mangard wrote:

> >> I am new to git and somehow lost in this big repository. What are the
> >> right techniques to checkout/find version in this
> >> repository?
> >
> > See http://stackoverflow.com/a/11605138/720999
> thank you for your answer. Yes I have exactly the same problem as
> discussed on stackoverflow but I haven't found a solution yet.
> If I print the log of the Toplevel- Makefile which defines the version
> information I only see 2 two commits between "Linux 2.6.31-rc1" and
> "Linux 2.6.30" on branch "master" (which is the only branch of this
> repository) . I think there should be a lot more commits between these
> two versions.
> Is there a way to get access to these "hidden" commits which are
> somehow striped by the work-flow?
> ~/linux/git log  -n 5 --oneline v2.6.31-rc1  Makefile
> 28d0325 Linux 2.6.31-rc1
> 2521f2c gcov: add gcov profiling infrastructure
> 45e3e19 Merge branch 'master' of
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sam/kbuild-next
> 07a2039 Linux 2.6.30
> b8b0618 kbuild: remove extra ifdef/endif of top Makefile

linux-stable% git tag|grep -F
linux-stable% git remote -v
origin  git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git 
origin  git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git 

The tag for the version you need is there, so you can just check it out
and build the tree.
What's the problem?

Please don't top-post.

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