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Re: pgsql: git_topo_order script, to match up commits across branches.

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, "pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgsql: git_topo_order script, to match up commits across branches.
Date: 2010-09-24 22:09:48
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Excerpts from Tom Lane's message of vie sep 24 17:36:59 -0400 2010:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > On Sep 24, 2010, at 3:32 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> >> BTW ... I don't especially care for the name you picked for this script.
> >> The fact that it does a topological sort is an implementation detail
> >> that its users couldn't care less about, especially since that doesn't
> >> matter except for corner cases.  How about "collate_git_log" or
> >> something along it.
> 
> > I don't think that's any better - collate could mean anything - but I don't think it's any worse, either.  Change it if you want.
> 
> Well, I definitely think that the name should suggest a connection to
> "git log".  I agree that "collate" might not be the best possible verb
> here --- anyone have a better suggestion?

How about something content-free like "pg_git_log"?

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