RE: [RFE] install-doc-quick.sh should accept a commit-ish
- Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2017 11:48:33 -0500
- From: "Randall S. Becker" <rsbecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [RFE] install-doc-quick.sh should accept a commit-ish
On December 6, 2017 11:40 AM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>"Randall S. Becker" <rsbecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Having the git-manpages repo available is fantastic for platforms that
>> cannot easily build documentation on demand, for example, when too
>> many dependencies that do not build properly.
>> It would be really nice to have a version of install-doc-quick.sh to
>> 1. Use whatever version is checked out in git-manpages; or
>> 2. Use the proper commit associated with the git commit being
>> installed (0a8e923 for v2.6.0 , as an example); or
>> 3. Allow the commit to be passed through the Documentation Makefile on
demand so that any version of documentation can be installed.
>Do you mean something like this so that you can say "not the tip of the
master branch but this one?"
> Documentation/install-doc-quick.sh | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>diff --git a/Documentation/install-doc-quick.sh
>index 327f69bcf5..83764f7537 100755
>@@ -3,8 +3,9 @@
> for d in "$repository/.git" "$repository"
> if GIT_DIR="$d" git rev-parse refs/heads/master >/dev/null 2>&1
Providing I can pass that through make via something like quick-install-man
head=commit-ish, that's what I'm hoping.