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Re: git apologia

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: git apologia
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:20:51 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>
>> Cc: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:36:41 +0100
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Actually, it turns out neither this nor HEAD~n is what I want.  What I
>> > want is to display information about commits N..M where N and M are
>> > ordinal numbers from the linear "git log" output.  And waddaya know?
>> > HEAD~n etc. seem to _skip_ merge-commits,
>> Just like bzr does with its ordinal numbers.
> No, bzr shows the merge-commit on the mainline, with a normal
> (i.e. non-dotted) number.  Only the commits on the branch from which
> we merged are skipped by default by "bzr log".

And how is that different from the counting of HEAD~n?


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