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authorSebastian Siewior <lkml@ml.breakpoint.cc>2008-07-02 00:18:08 +0200
committerSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>2008-07-25 22:12:53 +0200
commit56b2f0706d82535fd8d85503f2dcc0be40c8e55d (patch)
treed9c4aa91569291eebf119e953abb9b3452e36943 /scripts/setlocalversion
parent12d2b8f951063076c7e0acdff7ae1fecd54920a0 (diff)
setlocalversion: do not describe if there is nothing to describe
Jan Engelhardt wrote: > Just a note that when you run git-describe, you should probably quiten it. > > fatal: cannot describe 'bd7364a0fd5a4a2878fe4a224be1b142a4e6698e' > > This happens when tags are not present, which can happen if Linus's tree > is sent upwards again, IOW: > > machine1$ git-clone torvalds/linux-2.6.git > machine1$ git push elsewhere master > > machine2$ git-clone elsewhere:/linux > machine2$ git-describe HEAD > fatal: cannot describe that Signed-off-by: Sebastian Siewior <sebastian@breakpoint.cc> Acked-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@medozas.de> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/setlocalversion')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/setlocalversion b/scripts/setlocalversion
index 1c1bdaf7348a..83b75126c9f7 100755
--- a/scripts/setlocalversion
+++ b/scripts/setlocalversion
@@ -12,7 +12,9 @@ cd "${1:-.}" || usage
if head=`git rev-parse --verify HEAD 2>/dev/null`; then
# Do we have an untagged version?
if git name-rev --tags HEAD | grep -E '^HEAD[[:space:]]+(.*~[0-9]*|undefined)$' > /dev/null; then
- git describe | awk -F- '{printf("-%05d-%s", $(NF-1),$(NF))}'
+ if tag=`git describe 2>/dev/null`; then
+ echo $tag | awk -F- '{printf("-%05d-%s", $(NF-1),$(NF))}'
+ fi
# Are there uncommitted changes?

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