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bug#36747: Official MesCC bootstrap binaries differ from my locally buil

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#36747: Official MesCC bootstrap binaries differ from my locally built ones
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 18:04:00 +0200
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Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Hmm, good point.  Perhaps we should postpone the Bash fix until the next
>>> core-updates cycle. [...]
>> Your call: if you think this Bash fix can be delayed without causing
>> problems, then please revert it and we’ll apply it on the next cycle.
>> That would allow us to merge ‘core-updates’ more quickly for sure!
> Okay, let's delay the bash fix until the next cycle.


>>> I tagged 'wip-binaries' and merged it into master, but there's an
>>> undesirable side effect.  After the merge, "git describe" from 'master'
>>> now returns "bootstrap-20190815-222-g32e18e9b94".
>> I think that’s OK.
>> Ideally, we’d have mentioned the commit used to build the binaries in
>> the commit that actually adds those binaries to boostrap.scm.
> Agreed, that was an important omission on my part.
>> Maybe that can still be done with a Git graft?
> I think it's easier than that.  I personally see no need to preserve the
> branch 'core-updates-next', which has a different role than usual and is
> arguably misnamed.  It's only 3 commits.  Of those 3, one has a faulty
> commit log, and another should be postponed.  I could simply push the
> revised commits to 'core-updates' directly.

That sounds good me, please do!

Thank you,

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