Based on the tags listed here: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cassandra.git

I would look here

http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cassandra.git;a=commit;h=9d4c0d9a37c7d77a05607b85611c3abdaf75be94


On 02/12/2012 10:39 PM, Maki Watanabe wrote:
Hello,

How to find the right commit SHA for specific cassandra release?
For example, how to checkout 0.8.9 release on git repository?
With git log --grep=0.8.9, I found the latest commit mentioned about 0.8.9 was
---
commit 1f92277c4bf9f5f71303ecc5592e27603bc9dec1
Author: Sylvain Lebresne <slebresne@apache.org>
Date:   Sun Dec 11 00:02:14 2011 +0000

    prepare for release 0.8.9

    git-svn-id:
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cassandra/branches/cassandra-0.8@1212938
13f79535-47bb-0310-9956-ffa450edef68
---

However I don't think it's a reliable way.  I've also checked
CHANGES.txt and NEW.txt but thoese say nothing on commit SHA.

regards,