Martin von Zweigbergk <> writes:

> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
> ...
>> I think "merge-base -h" will get this for free thanks to parseopt.
> It seems not, or maybe I'm using the wrong terminology; I meant to
> include it in the first part of the below.
> usage: git merge-base [-a|--all] <commit> <commit>...
>    or: git merge-base [-a|--all] --octopus <commit>...
>    or: git merge-base --independent <commit>...
>     -a, --all             output all common ancestors
>     --octopus             find ancestors for a single n-way merge
>     --independent         list revs not reachable from others
>     --is-ancestor         is the first one ancestor of the other?


As most of the modern parse-optified ones just say "git cmd <args>"
or something like that, I wasn't paying attention to the upper part.

Will amend again.  Thanks.
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