I just made a new test repo, added and fetched two unrelated repos,
and then did the log view (all/graph/decorate/oneline), and tacked on
--boundary, but saw no change. The root commits looked the same.


On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 1:08 AM, John Keeping <j...@keeping.me.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:40:40PM -0700, Gary Fixler wrote:
>> I sometimes pull things in from unrelated repositories to rebase or
>> cherry-pick items from a different line of development. I've done this
>> to bring isolated features into a project in their own feature
>> branches with their full development histories, and also to extract
>> lines of development out to their own project, with their histories
>> intact. These are usually not connected commits, but things I have to
>> track down across time with `git log -S` and friends.
>> When I `git remote add otherrepo <url>`, then view things with my
>> aliased `git log --oneline --all --graph --decorate` alias, I'm
>> usually immediately straining to figure out what's what, as the two
>> trees stack onto each other with no separation. It would be nice if
>> root commits used something other than *, and/or if they could be
>> colored differently by default, or via some option to make them stand
>> out as parent-less commits.
>> Is this feasible, or already possible?
> Have you tried `git log --boundary`?
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