On Sat, 13 Aug 2005, Dave Jones wrote:
> > Git actually has a _lot_ of nifty tools. I didn't realize that people
> > didn't know about such basic stuff as "git-tar-tree" and "git-ls-files".
> Maybe its because things are moving so fast :) Or maybe I just wasn't
> paying attention on that day. (I even read the git changes via RSS,
> so I should have no excuse).
Well, git-tar-tree has been there since late April - it's actually one of
those really early commands. I'm pretty sure the RSS feed came later ;)
I use it all the time in doing releases, it's a lot faster than creating a
tar tree by reading the filesystem (even if you don't have to check things
out). A hidden pearl.
This is my crappy "release-script":
[EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ cat bin/release-script
echo "# git-tag-script v$new"
echo "git-tar-tree v$new linux-$new | gzip -9 > ../linux-$new.tar.gz"
echo "git-diff-tree -p v$stable v$new | gzip -9 > ../patch-$new.gz"
echo "git-rev-list --pretty v$new ^v$last > ../ChangeLog-$new"
echo "git-rev-list --pretty=short v$new ^v$last | git-shortlog >
echo "git-diff-tree -p v$last v$new | git-apply --stat >
and when I want to do a new kernel release I literally first tag it, and
release-script 2.6.12 2.6.13-rc6 2.6.13-rc7
and check that things look sane, and then just cut-and-paste the commands.
Yeah, it's stupid.
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