Daily builds of latest Git now available as Ubuntu packages

Qian Hong fracting at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 13:27:53 CDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 8:43 PM, Scott Ritchie <scott at open-vote.org> wrote:

> Unfortunately I have to use Launchpad Recipe's supported substitution
> variables here, and while they do have one for the latest git-tag if I
> build locally this doesn't work on launchpad itself.  The reason for
> this is that the launchpad recipe builders don't have git proper, but
> instead rely on bzr-git imports (the package is actually building off
> the launchpad bzr import of the Wine git tree merged with my packaging
> bzr branch).
> Yeah it's a bit lame, and I'll raise the issue with the launchpad folks
> when I see them next, but it's a pretty minor problem atm.


Is there any good ways to get the git-describe-like version number
from the daily build ppa version number?
That's useful while running a regression test. For example, I'd like
to know exactly what is wine1.3_1.3.28+daily-20110912
in http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28450 .


Qian Hong
Sent from Ubuntu

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