Re: git fetcher: does not execute git fetch --tags or similar when HEAD has not changed

Alexander Kanavin

On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 at 15:04, Matthias Schoepfer via Lists.Yoctoproject.Org <> wrote:
2) It allows for very convenient bump of versions. We develop a product,
so, version bumps are on daily or weekly basis. All that is needed is to
rename the .bb file. No need to edit SRCREV.

You can trivially script SRCREV updates ('devtool upgrade'/'devtool finish'). The disadvantage of using tags is that you lose reproducibility, as tags can be moved or deleted, and so I wouldn't encourage this practice.


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