On Tuesday, August 28, 2012 1:15:08 PM UTC+2, Tim Chase wrote:
> 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.
Hm. Maybe I've explained it wrong way. Let's say, my_branch is in sync with
I do commit in master, so the master is ahead of my_branch by one commit.
git diff my_branch ^master would show a diff for this last commit and that
is not what I want. In that case it is ok master differs from my_branch.
What I want to detect is following:
my_branch is in sync with master. Then there are some or none commits in
master and one commit into my_branch.
I want identify the commit into my_branch, because the change is not in
Thanks for help!
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