Johannes Schindelin  committed e99fcf9

git-format-patch should show the correct version

We want to record the version of the tools the patch was generated with.
While these tools could be rebuilt, git-format-patch stayed the same and
report the wrong version.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 git-cherry-pick: git-revert
 	cp $< $@
+# format-patch records GIT_VERSION
+git-format-patch: Makefile
 %.o: %.c
 	$(CC) -o $*.o -c $(ALL_CFLAGS) $<
 %.o: %.S