On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Daniel Barkalow wrote:
> > 
> > How about an option to git-rev-list to take a path, and (1) exclude any
> > branch where the version at that path ends up ignored in a merge and
> > (2) not list any revision where the version at that path is identical to a
> > parent?
> Hmm. How is that different from "git-whatchanged path", really?

It would short-circuit going up areas of the history which don't
contribute (i.e., lead up to a merge which took its version from a
different parent). It could also stop when it ran out of branches that
have the file at all. Neither of these is all that significant, I guess.

Junio: what's missing from annotate/blame?

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