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I want to review a ticket with positively reviewed dependencies. How do I use git to see the new changes?

asked 2015-04-13 12:47:19 -0500

Franco gravatar image

updated 2015-04-13 12:47:57 -0500

I'm reviewing trac ticket #11111 and I want to see the changes introduced by this ticket on top of ticket #8678. I've already reviewed the other patch, so I don't want to waste my time re-reading those changes.

How do I do this?

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answered 2015-04-13 13:58:33 -0500

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If a branch A depends on branches A1 A2 .. Ai, then in order to see the modifications that A makes without seeing those already made in A1, ..., Ai you can type:

git diff A ^A1 ^A2 ... ^Ai

Of course the A and Ai must be names of branches or identifiers of commits.


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Thank you, Nathann! For the record, I checked out branches A and A1 on my machine; I merged develop into A1; then I ran the command above. This did exactly what I wanted. Thanks!

Franco gravatar imageFranco ( 2015-04-13 16:17:22 -0500 )edit

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