On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 5:39 PM, Pierre Habouzit <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 02:29:21PM +0000, Erez Zilber wrote: >> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Pierre Habouzit <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> > On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 01:48:42PM +0000, Erez Zilber wrote: >> >> Why is this happening? >> > >> > --tags >> > Instead of using only the annotated tags, use any tag found in >> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ >> > .git/refs/tags. >> > >> >> I'm not sure that I understand the difference between tags and annotated >> tags. > > a lightweight tag is just a reference. an annotated tag has a message > associated. Usually tags are meant as local help, whereas annotated tags > are the ones pushed to the repositories and that never change. That's > why many tools ignore non annotated tags by default unless you pass > --tags to them.
Thanks for the explanation. > >> Anyway, if I move to the master branch, I see the following tags: >> >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/tmp/open-iscsi.git]$ ls .git/refs/tags/ >> 2.0-868-rc1 2.0-869 2.0-869.1 2.0-869.2 2.0-869-rc2 2.0-869-rc3 >> 2.0-869-rc4 2.0-870-rc1 >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/tmp/open-iscsi.git]$ git-tag >> 2.0-868-rc1 >> 2.0-869 >> 2.0-869-rc2 >> 2.0-869-rc3 >> 2.0-869-rc4 >> 2.0-869.1 >> 2.0-869.2 >> 2.0-870-rc1 >> >> However: >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/tmp/open-iscsi.git]$ git-describe --tags >> 2.0-868-rc1-81-g31c9d42 >> >> I was expecting to see 2.0-870-rc1 here. > > That's because master is not at -rc1 exactly, but some commits > afterwards. Please read the git-describe manpage fully, it's _really_ > well explained: > > The command finds the most recent tag that is reachable from a commit. > If the tag points to the commit, then only the tag is shown. Otherwise, > it suffixes the tag name with the number of additional commits on top > of the tagged object and the abbreviated object name of the most recent > commit. > > > Which means that your master is 81 commits ahead of the exact 2.0-860-rc1 tag, > at sha1 31c9d42 I read that, but I still don't understand what happens in the open-iscsi tree: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/tmp/open-iscsi.git]$ cat .git/refs/tags/2.0-870-rc1 5e80c8167c112687ae7b30b1e40af6f03088c56c The head is 12 commits from the 2.0-870-rc1 tag. Therefore, I expected to see something like 2.0-870-rc1-12-some_hash (not 2.0-868-rc1-81-g31c9d42). Erez --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "open-iscsi" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---