libosmocom VERSION doesn't get set properly

Harald Welte laforge at
Tue Oct 26 17:41:59 UTC 2010

Hi Peter,

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 06:17:43PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Harald Welte wrote:
> > libosmocore autotools magic generates its verwion from git tags.
> > As the version tags don't exist in the osmocom-bb repo, things go wrong 
> > 
> > I haven't really come up with a good solution to the problem, but feel
> > free to propose one.
> Is libosmocore a submodule in osmocom-bb? In that case I would expect
> tags to be included.

we use git-subtree and not sub-modules.  I don't remember the problem with
modules, but they didn't really do what we need.  

- Harald Welte <laforge at> 
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