On Sun, Aug 14, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > Jacob Keller <jacob.kel...@gmail.com> writes: > >> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 2:58 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: >>> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 2:43 PM, Jacob Keller <jacob.kel...@gmail.com> >>> wrote: >>>> Ok so the big problem here is that unlike with diff which has support >>>> for line-prefixes already due to needing it for graph mode, I can't >>>> figure out where to get the prefix added for log output. >>> >>> Doesn't the --graph mode show the graph lines already? I think most >>> if not all of that processing happens inside log-tree.c::show_log(). >> >> Yes but the problem is how to get this additional prefix to be displayed for >> >> (a) non graph mode >> (b) for graph mode but display the prefix before the graph prefix >> >> It doesn't seem straight forward, and I haven't figured out how the >> graph code already works. > > Because you only need "diff --line-prefix" to work while leaving > "log --line-prefix" broken for the purpose of your immediate purpose > to update "diff/log [--graph and other options] --submodule=<type>" > to show "diff A B" in the submodule, I think it is OK to leave it > broken, as long as it is clearly documented that "--line-prefix" > should also apply to the log message part but the current code > doesn't. Eventually, when somebody wants to add a new <type> that > runs "log -p A..B" instead of "diff A B" in submodules and wants to > make it interact well with "log --graph" at the superproject level, > they need to fix the breakage you leave behind. That would be much > better than "because I cannot figure out how to prefix on the log > part, I'll name this --diff-line-prefix", which will force us to > support that half-baked option forever while having to add a proper > "--line-prefix" eventually anyway.
I will look more into how to do the log version tomorrow, if I am still stuck I will re-work the patches as you suggest here. I am hoping I can find a good solution for how to handle it though. Thanks, Jake -- 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