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Re: [tdf-discuss] identifying version of soffice.bin


On Mon, 2011-08-29 at 09:05 +0100, Caolán McNamara wrote:
On Sun, 2011-08-28 at 08:29 -0400, Terrence Enger wrote:
Hello, all.

Now that my system holds more than one build from master, my
small mind is even more subject to confusion than it used to
be.  So, I wonder ...

(*) Is there an easy way to display the build id of
    soffice.bin to the sysout or syserr?

Well, because we use a "continuous" master we're now using git ids as
the build-ids, i.e. the string in help about is derived from

./g -s log -n 1 --pretty=format:%h-

at make dev-install/package generation time

make dev-install in my work directory libo_20110825/ seems
to have changed the result in work directory libo/ too.


You can find that id in the install set in program/setuprc so 

grep buildid install/program/setuprc
should match the output of
./g -s log -n 1 --pretty=format:%h-
if there was no intervening pull


Well, my confusion started after I tried to follow the
instructions "How to Build LibreOffice" > "Multiple Work
Dirs"
<http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/How_to_build#Multiple_Work_Dirs>.

The branch argument to git-new-workdir is optional, and I
omitted it.  Maybe I fat-fingered something else.  Or maybe
my expectation was wrong.  Anyway, I was surprised to find
that `git pull` in the new work dir changed the result of
`git branch --verbose` in the previous work directory.

Meanwhile, Regina Henschel has told me a couple of ways I
can make it clear to myself just which soffice I am running.

Thanks,
Terry.



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