On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 2:39 PM, Johannes Sixt <j.s...@viscovery.net> wrote:
> Am 11/6/2012 1:58, schrieb Eric Miao:
>> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 10:40 PM, Michael J Gruber
>> <g...@drmicha.warpmail.net> wrote:
>>> Eric Miao venit, vidit, dixit 05.11.2012 15:12:
>>>> The problem is, most cases we have no idea of the base rev1, and commit
>>>> which it's leading up to. E.g. for a single patch which is between
>>>> commit rev1..rev2,
>>>> how do we find out rev1 and rev2.
>> E.g. when we merged a series of patches:
>> [PATCH 00/08]
>> [PATCH 01/08]
>> [PATCH 08/08]
>> How do we know this whole series after merged when only one of these
>> commits are known?
> You can use git name-rev. For example:
> $ git name-rev 9284bdae3
> 9284bdae3 remotes/origin/pu~2^2~7
> This tell you that the series was merged two commits before origin/pu, and
> then it is the 7th from the tip of the series. Now you can
> $ git log origin/pu~2^..origin/pu~2^2
> to see the whole series.
I'm just curious how this is implemented in git, are we keeping the info
of the series that's applied in a whole?
But this still looks like be inferred basing on a branch head, and I'm
afraid this may not be applicable in every case.
> -- Hannes
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