Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Sat Nov 3 15:44:37 CET 2012

On 3 Nov 2012, at 11:59, Matthew Newton <mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 12:12:30PM +0100, Alan DeKok wrote:
>> Arran Cudbard-Bell wrote:
>>> In other news, ident has been enabled in the main repo, so all
>>> the little $Id$ tags that were left over from CVS will now be
>>> expanded on checkout to contain the latest commit hash for the
>>> file.
>>  Hmm... I'm a little more unsure about that.
> What would be more useful is if a git-built FR could display the
> latest commit hash in the "-v" version information? Then I'd
> stand a chance of working out exactly *what* I compiled when it
> breaks :-)

Added that one in about a week ago (2d7d05), works for radmin, radclient and radiusd. The other utilities don't have -v arguments.

There's also an easter egg in radiusd, where if you do -xv it'll print out the features available.

> git {blame,log,show} make the $Id$ source code strings pretty
> irrelevant in general I would have thought, apart from the above.

Until the files are taken out of version control for whatever reason. I agree not overly immediately useful, but i'm sure it'll come in handy for someone, somewhere at some point.


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