On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 5:26 AM, John Keeping <j...@keeping.me.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 05:17:14AM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> If I do these:
>> % git log --oneline -1 v22.214.171.124^..v126.96.36.199
>> % git log --oneline --reverse -1 v188.8.131.52^..v184.108.40.206
>> I expect to get a different output, and not both showing v220.127.116.11.
>> Wouldn't you agree?
> I expect to get the same output. This is probably because I consider
> --reverse to be an output filter. So I expect to show the commits
> "v18.104.22.168^..v22.214.171.124 -1" which selects a single commit and then show
> that in reverse order.
How about this:
% git log --oneline --reverse --max-count=1 v126.96.36.199^..v188.8.131.52
In this case --max-count is acting as "start from the first commit
before the tip", not as "output a maximum of one commit". Given that
the name is max-count, I expect it to be the later.
And if max-count doesn't select a maximum of n commits, then what does?
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