Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes: > y...@google.com writes: > >> From: Martin von Zweigbergk <martin.von.zweigbe...@gmail.com> >> >> When 'git cherry-pick' and 'git revert' are used with ranges such as >> 'git cherry-pick A..B', the order of the commits to pick are >> determined by the default date-based sorting. If a commit has a commit >> date before the commit date of its parent, it will therfore be applied >> before its parent. > > Is that what --topo-order really means?
And it turns out that the documentation is crappy. Perhaps something like this, but an illustration may not hurt. Documentation/rev-list-options.txt | 7 ++++--- 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt b/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt index d9b2b5b..c147117 100644 --- a/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt +++ b/Documentation/rev-list-options.txt @@ -579,9 +579,10 @@ Commit Ordering By default, the commits are shown in reverse chronological order. --topo-order:: - - This option makes them appear in topological order (i.e. - descendant commits are shown before their parents). + This option makes them appear in topological order. Even + without this option, descendant commits are shown before + their parents, but this tries to avoid showing commits on + multiple lines of history intermixed. --date-order:: -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html