Jonathan del Strother <maill...@steelskies.com> writes:
> On 22 August 2012 13:10, Brian Foster <brian.fos...@maxim-ic.com> wrote:
>> In the past I've done:
>> diff <(git show A) <(git show B)
>> which produces rather messy output but is Ok when dealing
>> with just one or two sets of A/B commits. I now have a
>> large-ist set of A/B commits, and the above is impractical.
Isn't this what interdiff is for?
>> Some searching hasn't found any suggestions I'm too happy
>> with, albeit I've very possibly overlooked something.
> What about cherry picking B onto A, then showing the cherry-picked commit?
> Off the top of my head :
> git checkout A
> git cherry-pick B
> git show HEAD
Wouldn't you see a lot of needless conflicts while doing such a cherry-pick?
I often do
git checkout A^
git cherry-pick B
git diff A
when queuing an updated patch.
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