[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] systemd v41

Santi Béjar santi at agolina.net
Mon Feb 20 06:47:23 PST 2012

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM, Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 18.02.12 18:55, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:
>> 'Twas brillig, and Jan Engelhardt at 09/02/12 03:43 did gyre and gimble:
>> > On Thursday 2012-02-09 03:44, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>> >
>> >> Heya,
>> >>
>> >> http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/systemd-41.tar.xz
>> >
>> > Can I propose that the version number in AC_INIT and supplementary
>> > documentation like NEWS is not bumped until the release is actually
>> > made, and that the commit that does finally change the numbers is
>> > also the one getting tagged? (Background: Freshly pulled v41, and
>> > `git log` does not give any indication where v41 actually began, so
>> > that one has to use git-describe, gitk or something with tag display.
>> > The proposed scheme follows the linux kernel and uncountably other
>> > projects.)
> To me this sounds as if Jan is asking for a new feature in git, rather
> than a change in systemd. If the "git log" output can be improved to
> show tag information, then it is definitely a good idea to do just that
> instead of trying to manually influence the output it by delaying
> commits unnecessarily.
> I think it is a good idea to make git work nicely with a natural flow of
> commits rather than adapt the flow of commits to git log.
> Or in short: a new --show-tags switch for git log sounds like an awesome
> solution here.

It is spelled --decorate :-)

You can even put it in the config log.decorate


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