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
> 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).
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