I moved a git repository present in one stash instance to another by first cloning it using git clone --mirror command and then using git push --mirror command.
After doing so, I noticed that commit id has changed to 11 digits in new stash instance instead of 7 digits present earlier.
The new format seems like to be the <old_7_digit>+<new_4_digit>.
Can you please let me know the reason behind this?
My commit hashes are 40 digits long. the short versions still 7 (git bash command line).
The short versions are for display only, you should not rely on their length. Where do you have a problem with this?
The length of the short version is typically chosen so that you do not have collisions / duplicates in large projects. I just checked our Stash and it also has 11 digits for the short hash. You will note that this is used for a nicer display only, when you click on such a hash code link, it uses the long form in the link and internally.
Please see this:
Thank you for your inquire.
Could you please let us know:
I have ran the following commands in attempt to replicate the issue:
$ git clone --mirror ssh://git@stash:7999/mir/original.git Cloning into bare repository 'original.git'... remote: Counting objects: 3, done. remote: Total 3 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0) Receiving objects: 100% (3/3), done. Checking connectivity... done.
$ cd original.git $ git push --mirror ssh://git@stash:7999/mir/mirror.git Counting objects: 3, done. Writing objects: 100% (3/3), 217 bytes | 0 bytes/s, done. Total 3 (delta 0), reused 3 (delta 0) To ssh://git@stash:7999/mir/mirror.git * [new branch] master -> master
Please, notice if you run "git log" from either ORIGINAL or MIRROR the hash should be the same and this is what matters:
$ git log commit 76b2ace641b92e67ac16db7daf28125b7533499b Author: Administrator <administrator@hostname> Date: Wed Dec 16 18:06:43 2015 -0200 add foo
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