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From: Bagas Sanjaya <bagasdotme@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] revisions(7): clarify that most commands take a single revision range
Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 09:27:26 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ab2d8b16-42db-9675-083a-efa7cfca6e4c@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqv97g2svd.fsf@gitster.g>

On 18/05/21 18.17, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> +Commands that are specifically designed to take two distinct ranges
> +(e.g. "git range-diff R1 R2" to compare two ranges) do exist, but
> +they are exceptions.  Unless otherwise noted, all "git" commands
> +that operate on a set of commits work on a single revision range.
> +In other words, writing two "two-dot range notation" next to each
> +other, e.g.
> +
> +    $ git log A..B C..D
> +
> +does *not* specify two revision ranges for most commands.  Instead
> +it will name a single connected set of commits, i.e. those that are
> +reachable from either B or D but are reachable from neither A or C.
> +In a linear history like this:
> +
> +    ---A---B---o---o---C---D
> +

So "git log A..B C..D" is same as "A..D", right?

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-20  2:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-18 11:17 Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20  2:27 ` Bagas Sanjaya [this message]
2021-05-20  4:58   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20  5:02     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20  5:26       ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-20 16:45       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-20 16:53         ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-20 16:40   ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-21 19:19 ` Felipe Contreras

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