On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 02:38:08PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote: > It also comes with a documentation update. The option is not called > --reflog but --fork-point; naming a feature after what it does > (i.e. it finds the fork point) is a lot more sensible than naming > it after how it happens to do what it does (i.e. it does so by > peeking into the reflog).
I think the new name is likely to confuse normal users - when talking about a branch, you can talk about where it forked from and in that case it normally means the merge-base of that branch and master. The --reflog name has the advantage that it makes clear that this is looking at something more than the commit graph and I don't think --fork-point does imply that. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html