Re: [PATCH] git-name-rev: accept list of refs from user

From: Johannes Schindelin <>
Date: 2007-02-18 11:02:28

On Sat, 17 Feb 2007, Jeff King wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 17, 2007 at 03:30:02PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > I was hoping that everybody would be happy once Johannes's patch
> > is extended to grok more than one --refs=<pattern> options.
> I don't think just having text filters easily allows something like:
>   git show-ref |
>     perl -ne 'print if m#tags/v1\.(\d+)# && $1 > 3' |
>     git name-rev --refs-from=- $commit


	git name-rev --refs='*v1.[4-]*' $commit

what you are trying to achieve?

However, another use case could be where you do not want to tag a certain 
commit, but want to label it with a certin name just for this call to 
name-rev. But I don't know how useful that is.


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Received on Sun Feb 18 11:02:41 2007

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