[OpenBIOS] [PATCH v3] Add revision number to banner

Programmingkid programmingkidx at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 01:20:19 CET 2015

On Dec 2, 2015, at 7:06 PM, BALATON Zoltan wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Dec 2015, Programmingkid wrote:
>> +ifeq ($(REVISION),)	# Try using git to find the revision number
>> +    REVISION := $(shell git svn log --oneline -1 | cut -d '|' -f1 | cut -d 'r' -f2 | cut -d ' ' -f 1)
> Better but you could cut with separator ' ' right away instead of '|' in the first invocation and then you don't need the third cut. But I think using sed instead of cut could be the simplest here. For example like this:
> git svn log --oneline -1 | sed -e 's/^r\([0-9]*\).*/\1/'

Looks like an indecipherable mess. 

Goes and tries it out.... OK it does work. If you don't
mind, I would prefer to stick with cut. Cut is a lot
easier to understand. Regular expressions look like
someone just pushed a bunch of random keys on their

Mark which do you want to use?

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