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From: "Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Lawrence Siebert <lawrencesiebert@gmail.com>,
	Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>,
	Philip Oakley <philipoakley@iee.email>,
	Philippe Blain <levraiphilippeblain@gmail.com>,
	Philippe Blain <levraiphilippeblain@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 5/6] git-rev-list.txt: move description to separate file
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 02:16:47 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f61bbb57cbcd52144e81f093cf7c4c80249397f2.1594261008.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <pull.590.v3.git.1594261008.gitgitgadget@gmail.com>

From: Philippe Blain <levraiphilippeblain@gmail.com>

A following commit will reuse the description of the `git rev-list`
command in the `git log` manpage.

Move this description to a separate file.

Signed-off-by: Philippe Blain <levraiphilippeblain@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/git-rev-list.txt         | 39 +-------------------------
 Documentation/rev-list-description.txt | 38 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 39 insertions(+), 38 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/rev-list-description.txt

diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt
index f2b83df2fa..b06e11ae56 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt
@@ -14,44 +14,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
 DESCRIPTION
 -----------
 
-List commits that are reachable by following the `parent` links from the
-given commit(s), but exclude commits that are reachable from the one(s)
-given with a '{caret}' in front of them.  The output is given in reverse
-chronological order by default.
-
-You can think of this as a set operation. Commits reachable from any of
-the commits given on the command line form a set, and then commits reachable
-from any of the ones given with '{caret}' in front are subtracted from that
-set.  The remaining commits are what comes out in the command's output.
-Various other options and paths parameters can be used to further limit the
-result.
-
-Thus, the following command:
-
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-$ git rev-list foo bar ^baz
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
-means "list all the commits which are reachable from 'foo' or 'bar', but
-not from 'baz'".
-
-A special notation "'<commit1>'..'<commit2>'" can be used as a
-short-hand for "^'<commit1>' '<commit2>'". For example, either of
-the following may be used interchangeably:
-
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-$ git rev-list origin..HEAD
-$ git rev-list HEAD ^origin
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
-Another special notation is "'<commit1>'...'<commit2>'" which is useful
-for merges.  The resulting set of commits is the symmetric difference
-between the two operands.  The following two commands are equivalent:
-
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-$ git rev-list A B --not $(git merge-base --all A B)
-$ git rev-list A...B
------------------------------------------------------------------------
+include::rev-list-description.txt[]
 
 'rev-list' is a very essential Git command, since it
 provides the ability to build and traverse commit ancestry graphs. For
diff --git a/Documentation/rev-list-description.txt b/Documentation/rev-list-description.txt
new file mode 100644
index 0000000000..14d78b91aa
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/rev-list-description.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,38 @@
+List commits that are reachable by following the `parent` links from the
+given commit(s), but exclude commits that are reachable from the one(s)
+given with a '{caret}' in front of them.  The output is given in reverse
+chronological order by default.
+
+You can think of this as a set operation. Commits reachable from any of
+the commits given on the command line form a set, and then commits reachable
+from any of the ones given with '{caret}' in front are subtracted from that
+set.  The remaining commits are what comes out in the command's output.
+Various other options and paths parameters can be used to further limit the
+result.
+
+Thus, the following command:
+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+$ git rev-list foo bar ^baz
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+
+means "list all the commits which are reachable from 'foo' or 'bar', but
+not from 'baz'".
+
+A special notation "'<commit1>'..'<commit2>'" can be used as a
+short-hand for "^'<commit1>' '<commit2>'". For example, either of
+the following may be used interchangeably:
+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+$ git rev-list origin..HEAD
+$ git rev-list HEAD ^origin
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+
+Another special notation is "'<commit1>'...'<commit2>'" which is useful
+for merges.  The resulting set of commits is the symmetric difference
+between the two operands.  The following two commands are equivalent:
+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+$ git rev-list A B --not $(git merge-base --all A B)
+$ git rev-list A...B
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-- 
@@ -0,0 +1,38 @@
+List commits that are reachable by following the `parent` links from the
+given commit(s), but exclude commits that are reachable from the one(s)
+given with a '{caret}' in front of them.  The output is given in reverse
+chronological order by default.
+
+You can think of this as a set operation. Commits reachable from any of
+the commits given on the command line form a set, and then commits reachable
+from any of the ones given with '{caret}' in front are subtracted from that
+set.  The remaining commits are what comes out in the command's output.
+Various other options and paths parameters can be used to further limit the
+result.
+
+Thus, the following command:
+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+$ git rev-list foo bar ^baz
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+
+means "list all the commits which are reachable from 'foo' or 'bar', but
+not from 'baz'".
+
+A special notation "'<commit1>'..'<commit2>'" can be used as a
+short-hand for "^'<commit1>' '<commit2>'". For example, either of
+the following may be used interchangeably:
+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+$ git rev-list origin..HEAD
+$ git rev-list HEAD ^origin
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+
+Another special notation is "'<commit1>'...'<commit2>'" which is useful
+for merges.  The resulting set of commits is the symmetric difference
+between the two operands.  The following two commands are equivalent:
+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
+$ git rev-list A B --not $(git merge-base --all A B)
+$ git rev-list A...B
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-- 
gitgitgadget


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-07-09  2:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-28 21:11 [PATCH] doc: log takes multiple revision ranges Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-03-29  1:34 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-30 12:52   ` Philippe Blain
2020-03-30 17:09     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-05 20:42     ` Philip Oakley
2020-07-07 13:08       ` Philippe Blain
2020-03-31 21:53   ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-03  3:38 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] doc: include git rev-list description in git log doc Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-03  3:38   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] git-log.txt: add links to 'rev-list' and 'diff' docs Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-07  0:55     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-07 13:11       ` Philippe Blain
2020-07-03  3:38   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] git-rev-list.txt: move description to separate file Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-03  3:38   ` [PATCH v2 3/4] git-log.txt: include rev-list-description.txt Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-03  3:38   ` [PATCH v2 4/4] rev-list-description.txt: fix Asciidoc syntax Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-07  0:59     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-07 13:12       ` Philippe Blain
2020-07-09  2:16   ` [PATCH v3 0/6] doc: include git rev-list description in git log doc Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-09  2:16     ` [PATCH v3 1/6] git-log.txt: add links to 'rev-list' and 'diff' docs Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-09  2:16     ` [PATCH v3 2/6] revisions.txt: describe 'rev1 rev2 ...' meaning for ranges Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-09  2:16     ` [PATCH v3 3/6] git-rev-list.txt: fix Asciidoc syntax Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-09  2:16     ` [PATCH v3 4/6] git-rev-list.txt: tweak wording in set operations Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget
2020-07-09  2:16     ` Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget [this message]
2020-07-09  2:16     ` [PATCH v3 6/6] git-log.txt: include rev-list-description.txt Philippe Blain via GitGitGadget

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