[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Roman Yeryomin leroi.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 17:18:19 EDT 2015

On 13 October 2015 at 23:08, David Lang <david at lang.hm> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Oct 2015, Roman Yeryomin wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to track the revision number in an automated way
>>> even
>>> in a git repo?  So store the r number, and automatically increment on
>>> commits.  Not sure if that's an option, but it seems like it might
>>> address
>>> the problem.
>> If a user is smart enough to commit something locally then he knows
>> what he is doing and is smart enough to report the changes he made.
>> It's so simple.
> I think the concern is that someone may do this and then make the resulting
> images available to others to install.

Someone can do this (change the revision) very easily now too (and
this is good, because allows using internal revision numbers for
custom fw builders), so there is no way you can protect from this (I
would even say there is no point in protecting from this).

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