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Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Still more tweaking of git_changelog.

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Still more tweaking of git_changelog.
Date: 2010-09-26 17:28:57
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On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> I wrote:
>> If we could figure out how to show which major release a master-branch
>> commit antedated, and which point release a back-branch commit
>> antedated, I think we would have something that's actually significantly
>> more useful for both purposes than either of these behaviors.
>
> I think we could get that behavior fairly easily by remembering the last
> tag matching one of the commits on a branch, as we chase the branch
> backwards.  However, I'm not seeing a convenient way to extract the
> commit SHA1s pointed to by the available tags.  git tag doesn't tell
> this and git show provides way too much information.  Anybody know the
> right incantation for that?

git rev-parse REL8_3_0

But I still want an option for the original behavior.  I have been
using it extensively and I like it.

-- 
Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise Postgres Company

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