Re: [PATCH] scripts/setlocalversion: make git describe output more reliable

From: Rasmus Villemoes
Date: Wed Sep 16 2020 - 04:49:02 EST

On 10/09/2020 16.34, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 8:57 PM Rasmus Villemoes
> <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> So in order to avoid `uname -a` output relying on such random details
>> of the build environment which are rather hard to ensure are
>> consistent between developers and buildbots, use an explicit
>> --abbrev=15 option (and for consistency, also use rev-parse --short=15
>> for the unlikely case of no signed tags being usable).

Hi Masahiro

Can I get you to carry this through the kbuild tree? Unless of course
your questions/concerns haven't been addressed.