Find the First Version/Tag That Contains a Specific Commit

The command shown below can be used to find the first version/tag that contains a specific commit.

In the example we run the command in a local clone of the Linux kernel repo to determine the first version of the Linux kernel which contains a bug fixed by the specific commit:

git describe --contains f3a1ef9cee4812e2d08c855eb373f0d83433e34c

And the output is:



Martin Burnicki, last updated 2021-07-29

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