git conversion status update

Brian J. Tarricone brian at
Sun May 10 10:35:05 CEST 2009

On Sun, 10 May 2009 04:16:07 +0200 Jannis Pohlmann wrote:

> I'll need to test this but while working on the commit mail hook
> script, I found out that I can generate nice commit mails like this
> for tags:
>   Updating annotated tag refs/tags/2.0.4
>        as new annotated tag
>            to c34c2d75b29d92c40f06a605d27482d45308b743 (tag)
>      replaces 2.0.0
>     tagged by Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>
>            on 2009-05-10 03:47 +0200
>   Jannis Pohlmann (1):
>         Revision 16
> That means git detects when a tag replaces another one and lists the
> commits between the two tags at the bottom of the mail. I don't know
> if this only works for tags like "x.y.z" or also for tags like
> "xfce-x.y.z". 

Unnecessary... I'm planning on setting up the pre commit hooks to
disallow changing tags.


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