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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Jonathan Tan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 1/1] Implement rev-list --bisect* --first-parent
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 11:42:52 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Jonathan Tan's message of "Tue, 5 Nov 2019 15:04:03 -0800")

Jonathan Tan <> writes:

> Your commit message title should be of the form "<component>: <change>",
> e.g.:
>   rev-list: support --first-parent with --bisect*

Good suggestion.

> I would be much more laconic (in particular, omitting subjective terms
> like "minutiae" and "mountains of irrelevant data"), but perhaps that is
> just a matter of subjective style.

FWIW, I had the same reaction.  That part of the message was too
noisy without adding much actual value.

>> Note, bisecting on --first-parent becomes part of findall's previously
>> existing pass-through as an "option state" flag.
> I don't understand this part.

Me neither.

> Also, clarify in the commit message somewhere that this commit does not
> change the behavior of "git bisect".

s/\.$/ when used without the "--first-parent" option&/; you mean?

> As for the diff, besides my comments below, a change in the user-facing
> documentation of "rev-list" is needed, since --bisect and --first-parent
> now work together.

True.  I too am, like you are, happy to see that these two options
made to work well together.

Thanks, both, for the patch and useful comments.  My own review on
it may take a bit more time.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-06  2:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-05  5:21 [Outreachy] [PATCH v7 0/1] Revenge of --bisect --first-parent workingjubilee
2019-11-05  5:21 ` [PATCH v7 1/1] Implement rev-list --bisect* --first-parent workingjubilee
2019-11-05 23:04   ` Jonathan Tan
2019-11-06  2:42     ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2019-11-06 11:30       ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-06 21:36       ` Jonathan Tan
2019-11-07  3:35         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-11-07  5:07         ` Jubilee Young
2019-11-07 16:00     ` Jubilee Young
2019-11-07 18:56       ` Jonathan Tan

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