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Re: check guix human readable version

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: check guix human readable version
Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 11:56:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:

> address@hidden writes:
>> Hi! I want be able to see which version number of guix I have, not commit 
>> but human-readable version, such as 1.0.0. How to do this?
>> Once performing `guix pull` I saw it, but now I cannot do it this ways:
>> # guix describe
>> Generation 88 May 02 2019 17:18:30 (current)
>>  guix 48f19e6
>>  repository URL:
>>  branch: master
>>  commit: 48f19e60c4677e392ee2c23f28098cfcaf9d1710
>> # guix pull
>> Updating channel 'guix' from Git repository at 
>> ''...
>> Building from this channel:
>>  guix 48f19e6
>> Computing Guix derivation for 'x86_64-linux'... |
>> nothing to be done
>> How to see guix version: 1.0.0 ?
> It’s not yet possible.  “guile-git” only recently gained support for
> pretty “git describe”-style formats, but there has not been a new
> release of “guile-git” that contains these changes.
> Once a new version of “guile-git” becomes available we should be able to
> adjust “guix describe”.


But I sympathize: it’s disappointing that ‘guix describe’ doesn’t show
something like:

  commit: v1.0.0 \o/ 🙌


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