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From Keegan Witt <>
Subject Re: Master builds
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:56:25 GMT
Another way I've seen done is to execute "git rev-parse HEAD" in a custom
Gradle task and dump the result into a resource file (similar to how Groovy
provides the version info today).  But using Grgit/JGit is better since it
will work without the assumption that git is on your path.


On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 7:21 AM, Jochen Theodorou <> wrote:

> On 11.10.2016 11:56, Paul King wrote:
>> Russel, do you know a project with a similar build setup already doing
>> this so we can 'borrow' their approach?
>> On Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 2:58 PM, Russel Winder <>
>> wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to include the Git identifier of the changeset
>>> being compiled in the version number displayed by groovy -version for
>>> Groovy build from master?
> you mean like
> commit-id-in.html ? Or a newer version of git interaction, but not for
> the version number directly:
> /06/grails-goodness-add-git-commit.html
> I was actually wondering if that suggestion of Russel makes sense to me
> and for what cases... But the more I think of it, the more I think it can
> be useful. For example to ensure the released version and the version voted
> on are identical.
> bye Jochen

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