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

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "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 21:36:59
Message-ID: 28796.1285364219@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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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?

			regards, tom lane

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