First git based automated build

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Aug 16 09:13:48 EDT 2012

Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at> writes:

> The first git based builds for trunk are successfully uploaded to the
> server. Note that they appear on top of the list,
> because they are named gnucash-git-... instead of gnucash-svn-...


> Also since git hashes are not sequential as the svn revision numbers
> were, the uploaded packages are no longer ordered chronologically. To
> fix this it may be a good idea to add the build date in the package
> name, so the packages would be called:
> gnucash-2.4.99-git-2012-08-16-r9ed978c+-setup.exe

Yes, I agree, we should add a date to make it sequential.

Question: should we remember the previous build revision and skip the
build if it hasn't changed?  Assuming the previous build was successful?

> Geert


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