Re: Finding a branch point in git

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On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >  % git log branch ^<any-other-branch>
> >
> > I could swear I saw such an option, but I've been looking for days and
> > I can't find it.
> I don't think there is such an option. You have to do something like:

I do

   gitk olpc-kernel-branch ^origin/master

to peruse OLPC's branch of the linux kernel without reading a
bazillion commits into memory.

Anyway, this whole discussion assumes a very simplistic branching and
development scenario. Some forks and merges are due to developers
working offline or in per-developer repos. No automatic way to know
what's an intentional branch.


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