On this page, we describe how to add tags to individual commits.
Git allows you to tag a particular commit with an alphanumeric string for easy reference. This tag can be used with git pull', git checkout, etc. commands in the same way as for branches.
Each commit corresponding to a GEOS-Chem version release is tagged with the version number (e.g. 12.3.2).
Create at tag using Gitk
You may also add a tag via the gitk viewer utility, as follows:
1. Open the gitk browser with
2. Select the commit that you wish to tag by right-clicking on its name with your mouse. A context menu will pop up:
3. Select the 'Create tag option. This will pop open a dialog box:
4. Type the name of the tag in the Tag name box.
5. Click on Create.
Create a tag from the command line
You can add a tag via the command line:
git tag GEOS-Chem TAG_NAME
That command will create a tag at the current commit.
You can remove a tag via the command line:
git tag -d TAG_NAME