First git based automated build

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Thu Aug 16 13:02:29 EDT 2012

On 16-08-12 15:13, Derek Atkins wrote:
> 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-...
> Excellent.
>> 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?
I certainly agree that would be a useful addition to decrease the server 
load, but to be honest I've seen enough of the Windows build system in 
the last couple of days for a while, so I'm not sure it will be for the 
near future.


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