Re: [PATCH 2/2] Look for a commit's parents in the standard way.

From: Catalin Marinas <>
Date: 2006-08-20 20:43:22
On 14/08/06, Yann Dirson <> wrote:
> This has the direct effect of taking info/grafts into account, since
> ignoring it only causes confusion.

I don't know the difference but is there any between parsing the
commit file and using git-rev-list --parents?

> +        self.__parents = split(_output_lines('git-rev-list --parents --max-count=1 %s' % id_hash)[0])[1:]

Instead of using the split() method, you could call
_output_lines('git-rev-list --parents --max-count=1 %s' %
id_hash)[0].split()[1:]. Maybe that's why they might deprecate the
global split method.

Setting self.__parents by calling get-rev-list would have a
performance impact on the push operation. I think we could remove the
__parents variable and only call git-rev-parse in get_parents() or

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