Use unabbreviated git SHA1 for buildid

Lior Kaplan kaplanlior at
Mon Nov 26 06:26:12 PST 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at>wrote:

> On 11/26/2012 01:00 PM, Lior Kaplan wrote:
>> I'd like to raise the question why do we need the full SHA1 for as the
>> build ID?
>> (See
>> b7e6c8459b15a4fdb9ebb269b27cde**ea82c8c5c2<>
>> )
>> Using the abbreviated version looks weird enough for users, and I think
>> the full version won't add anything.
>> Technically they are the same (correct me if I'm wrong).
> The abbreviated form is much more prone for collision than the
> unabbreviated one, and the core git repo indeed already has at least one
> collision of abbreviated SHA1s.  Try "git show 349fa28a".

Thanks, although I couldn't find the other commit (the first is

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