On Fri, 07 Sep 2012 15:54:49 +0200
Andreas Schwab <sch...@linux-m68k.org> wrote:

> Yann Dirson <dir...@bertin.fr> writes:
> > In, "git rebase -i :/Merge" will complain with:
> >
> > fatal: Needed a single revision
> > invalid upstream :/Merge
> >
> > ... whereas "git rev-parse :/Merge" has no problem resolving
> > to a single revision.
> git rebase actually calls "git rev-parse :/Merge^0", which due to the
> unlimited nature of :/ doesn't work.

Hm.  But then, git rev-parse $(git rev-parse :/Merge}^0 does work, a trivial
patch would appear to make things better.

BTW, git-rebase.sh seems to be quite inconsistent on the use of $() vs. ``,
not to mention the clear preference stated in CodingGuidelines.

I guess I'll find a moment for a couple of patches...

> > OTOH, "git rebase -i HEAD^{/Merge}" does work, and rev-parse resolves
> > it to the same commit.
> OTOH, "git rev-parse HEAD^{/Merge}^0" works as expected.
> Andreas.

Yann Dirson - Bertin Technologies
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