Re: [PATCH] cvsimport move over to using git for each ref to read refs

From: Andy Whitcroft <>
Date: 2006-09-21 02:12:56
Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Andy Whitcroft <> writes:
>> I guess we could teach for-each-ref to output this as well?  Perhaps
>> something like authorstamp?
> I think you can work with "author" or "committer" to grab the
> whole raw line.
> About the quoting and parsing, language specific quoting mode is
> meant for git-for-each-ref to produce a string that can be eval'ed
> in the host language.  Think of the command as a tool to write a
> short program for you.

Thanks for the education.  Very simple, and very powerful.  I knew there
was a reason for it out there.  Will respin a V3 patch in a bit.

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Received on Thu Sep 21 02:13:27 2006

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