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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Sergey Organov <sorganov@gmail.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cherry-pick: do not error on non-merge commits when '-m 1' is specified
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:09:44 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190320050944.GB6401@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqbm26xtum.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com>

On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 09:38:57AM +0900, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> "git log -p --first-parent" that requires "-m" to show the single
> ball of wax diff for a merge is a separate matter.  When the user
> explicitly says "log --first-parent", it is a clear indication that
> the user does not want to see individual steps of how side branches
> built what each merge brings into the mainline.  From that point of
> view, ever sice I introduced "--first-parent" traversal, I've been
> wondering what the true downside would be if we turned "-m" on
> automatically when these two options are used without "-m".

Sort of a drive-by two cents, but I have often wondered the same thing.
I cannot think of a time when I wanted "--first-parent" without "-m"
(unless I was not viewing diffs at all).

(And I agree with everything else you said :) ).

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2019-03-20  5:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-25 12:42 Sergey Organov
2018-06-21 15:54 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-06-22  9:16   ` Sergey Organov
2018-12-12  5:35   ` Sergey Organov
2018-12-13  4:20     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-13  6:35       ` Sergey Organov
2018-12-13 15:35         ` Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  2:36           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-14  4:39             ` [PATCH v2 0/4] Allow 'cherry-pick -m 1' for non-merge commits Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v2 1/4] t3510: stop using '-m 1' to force failure mid-sequence of cherry-picks Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v2 2/4] cherry-pick: do not error on non-merge commits when '-m 1' is specified Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v2 4/4] t3506: validate '-m 1 -ff' is now accepted for non-merge commits Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v2 3/4] t3502: validate '-m 1' argument " Sergey Organov
2019-01-03 17:22                 ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-01-06 14:41                   ` Sergey Organov
2018-12-25 12:39               ` [PATCH v2 0/4] Allow 'cherry-pick -m 1' " Sergey Organov, Sergey Organov
2018-12-26 22:52                 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-29  9:10                   ` Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:39             ` [PATCH v3 " Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v3 4/4] t3506: validate '-m 1 -ff' is now accepted " Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v3 2/4] cherry-pick: do not error on non-merge commits when '-m 1' is specified Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v3 3/4] t3502: validate '-m 1' argument is now accepted for non-merge commits Sergey Organov
2018-12-14  4:53               ` [PATCH v3 1/4] t3510: stop using '-m 1' to force failure mid-sequence of cherry-picks Sergey Organov
2019-03-19 11:29   ` [PATCH] cherry-pick: do not error on non-merge commits when '-m 1' is specified Sergey Organov
2019-03-20  0:38     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-20  5:09       ` Jeff King [this message]
2019-03-25  6:43       ` Sergey Organov
2019-03-26 16:32         ` Jeff King
2019-03-26 22:07           ` Elijah Newren
2019-03-26 22:20             ` Jeff King
2019-03-27  0:33               ` Elijah Newren
2019-03-27 13:54           ` Sergey Organov
2018-05-25 12:42 Sergey Organov

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