Okay, that must have been a misunderstanding. I don't know what DAG is. Do 
I still need to worry that with default options, under any realistic 
circumstances the command may not find the most recent tag?


Am Dienstag, 8. Dezember 2015 21:51:31 UTC+1 schrieb Philip Oakley:
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> I may have mis-read the question…
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> If the question is to say that the ’10 candidates’ is too few because you 
> think that it is ‘COMMIT candidates’, then that would be a misreading of 
> the man page. 
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> It is the number of candidate TAGS that is being limited for the DAG 
> graph’s depth comparison. The depth value can be as large as you like (i.e. 
> as large as is needed given the history graph), as long as there is a tag 
> to act as the base for the description.
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> The other thing is to also add the “--always" option so that even if there 
> isn’t a suitable tag you still at least get an answer (with the minimal 
> sha1 of the commit (rev/branch) being described.
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> Philip
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> *From:*
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