Hi Junio, On 4 January 2013 23:50, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > Anand Kumria <wildf...@progsoc.org> writes: > >> By selecting a tag within gitk you can display information about it. >> This information is output by using the command >> >> 'git cat-file tag <tagid>' >> >> This outputs the *raw* information from the tag, amongst which is the >> time - in seconds since the epoch. As useful as that value is, I find it >> a lot easier to read and process time which it is something like: >> >> "Mon Dec 31 14:26:11 2012 -0800" >> >> This change will modify the display of tags in gitk like so: >> >> @@ -1,7 +1,7 @@ >> object 5d417842efeafb6e109db7574196901c4e95d273 >> type commit >> tag v1.8.1 >> -tagger Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> 1356992771 -0800 >> +tagger Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> Mon Dec 31 14:26:11 2012 -0800 >> >> Git 1.8.1 >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- >> >> Signed-off-by: Anand Kumria <wildf...@progsoc.org> >> --- > > Sounds like a sensible thing to do but I didn't check how else > (other than purely for displaying) this string is used.
As far as I can tell it is only used for display (cached_tagcontent in gitk) purposes. > Paul, the patch is not made against your tree, so if you choose to > take it you would need to strip the leading directory at the top. Sorry, I didn't know that gitk had been split back out (and Documentation/gitk.txt still mentions it is part of the git suite). Regards, Anand -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html