On 08/28/12 05:47, Tim Chase wrote:
> On 08/28/12 03:13, Fred wrote:
>> is there a way to check if a branch doesn't introduce changes,
>> which are not in master.
> 
> I'm partial to
> 
>   git diff my_branch ^master
> 
> which would find all the changes on "my_branch" that aren't yet on
> master.  This is an open syntax so you can request "changes that are
> on my_branch_a, but aren't on master or on my_branch_b" with
> 
>   git diff my_branch_a ^my_branch_b ^master

Additionally, I find the "diff" version somewhat hard to read unless
the delta is small, but the same syntax works for log:

  git log my_branch ^master ^my_branch_b

which can give you a higher level view of the changes.

-tkc


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