On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 04:03:29PM +0100, John Keeping wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 03:24:26PM +0100, Mike Crowe wrote:
> > Only consider the first parent commit when walking the commit history. This
> > is useful if you only wish to match tags on your branch after a merge.
> For consistency with "git log" should this be called "--first-parent"?
> In "git log" --left-only takes effect only when considering a symmetric
> range, which "git describe" isn't. Whereas --first-parent triggers
> precisely the behaviour described here.
I think you're right.
I'm happy to rename it and resubmit if the rest of the patch passes muster.
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