Barebox 'git describe' strangeness

Baruch Siach baruch at
Thu Jul 1 03:13:08 EDT 2010

Hi barebox list,

For some reason 'git describe' shows me:


I.e. git doesn't find the more recent v2010.06.0 tag. What is worse is that 
the top-level Makefile takes the '-178-gdc882c3' part and attaches it to 
'2010.06.0', making the output of the 'version' command:

barebox 2010.06.0-00178-gcc827a1 (Jul  1 2010 - 09:02:45)

which is plain wrong.

Can anyone here explain what's going on?

BTW, I'm using git version 1.7.1 from Debian testing.


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