Re: Git-commits mailing list feed.

From: David Woodhouse
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 20:28:55 EST

On Sat, 2005-04-23 at 10:31 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> In other words, I actually want to create "tag objects", the same way we
> have "commit objects". A tag object points to a commit object, but in
> addition it contains the tag name _and_ the digital signature of whoever
> created the tag.

I'm slightly concerned that to find a given tag by its name if we do
_just_ the above would be a fairly slow process. I suspect you'll want
a .git/tags/ directory _anyway_, but with named files which refer to tag
objects, instead of directly to commit objects as in Petr's current

Other operations we might want to be at least _reasonably_ efficient
would include 'show me the latest tag from Linus' and 'show me all
extant tags'.


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