On Tue, 2005-08-23 at 19:58 -0400, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Len Brown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > >> I could get to 81065e2f415af6... commit (Linus tip at this > >> moment), so if you can tell me where to snarf the other commit > >> (702c7e76....) that would help me diagnose the problem a lot. > > > > rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lenb/to-akpm.git > > Thanks. > > I think merge-base, even though we attempted to fix it recently, > is still confused and that is one of the reasons why you are > getting this. > > prompt$ git-rev-parse origin test-lenb-merge > 81065e2f415af6c028eac13f481fb9e60a0b487b > 702c7e7626deeabb057b6f529167b65ec2eefbdb > prompt$ git-merge-base origin test-lenb-merge > 30e332f3307e9f7718490a706e5ce99f0d3a7b26 > prompt$ git show-branch origin test-lenb-merge > ! [origin] zd1201 kmalloc size fix > * [test-lenb-merge] [ACPI] fix ia64 build issues resulting from > L... > -- > + [origin] zd1201 kmalloc size fix > + [origin~1] md: make sure resync gets started when array starts. > + [origin~2] preempt race in getppid > + [origin~3] Merge master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/da > -- >8 -- snip -- >8 -- > + Merge ../to-linus-stable/ > ++ [ACPI] re-enable platform-specific hotkey drivers by default > + ARM: 2851/1: Fix NWFPE extended precision exception handling > ++ [origin~34] intelfb/fbdev: Save info->flags in a local variable > prompt$ git-rev-parse origin~34 > 3edea4833a1efcd43e1dff082bc8001fdfe74b34 > > Notice that show-branch, which walks the commit ancestry chain > pretty much the same way merge-base does, notices and stops at > origin~34 (that's 34th generation first parent commit from Linus > tip) that is the common commit between the two heads being > merged? And that commit, 3edea48... is different from what > merge-base is reporting. > > If I maually run merge-cache using origin~34 as the merge base, > only the following two files needs to result in non-simple merge: > > Documentation/acpi-hotkey.txt > drivers/acpi/osl.c > > Do these two files match your expectation?
No, I don't think so. Unless I missed something, to-akpm should be a proper super-set of from-linus, so I wouldn't expect a merge on these two. > I'll take a look at merge-base.c next, but just in case I CC:ed > this to Linus, who is more familiar with that code. thanks, -Len - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html