[FFmpeg-devel] Branchpoint tags

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Sun Sep 14 19:31:42 CEST 2014

On Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:12:56 +0200
Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:

> Hi
> Should we add git tags to the revissions where releases are branched
> off ?
> that way a "git describe" on master would look like:
> n2.5-dev-3-gb227be3
> instead of:
> n2.0-11670-gb227be3
> (or any other tag than n2.5-dev that we choose)
> it would not affect the "./version.sh" output

That sounds like an interesting idea. But just using the release tag
name and appending "-dev" might be harmful for scripts which try to
automatically pickup the latest version or such.

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