> I’m a git user, and recently I’ve noticed there’re some differences between
> “$ git format-patch –n” and “$ git format-patch HEAD~n”. According to the
> documentation: “-<n> Prepare patches from the topmost <n> commits.”
Correct. However, HEAD~n will prepare patches for commits that are
not ancestor of HEAD~n.
And there may well be a lot more than n such commits, unless you are
working on a strictly linear history.
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