On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 05:37:21PM -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> If the commit does not have the SHOWN or UNINTERESTING flag set but it
>> is going to get the UNINTERESTING flag set during the walk because of
>> a negative commit listed on the command line, this patch won't help.
> Right, so my understanding of the situation is that doing this:
> $ git branch foo master~1
> $ git fast-export foo master~1..master
> won't show "foo", which seems wrong to me. _But_ we currently get that
> wrong already, so Felipe's patches are not making anything worse, but
> are fixing some situations (namely when master~1 is not mentioned on the
> command-line, but rather in a marks file).
> Is that correct?
Yes, that's correct. But my patch ("make sure refs are updated
properly") does _not_ change in any shape or form what happens with
what you specify in the command line, only what happens with marks.
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