Open Bug 1460587 Opened 5 years ago Updated 2 months ago
[wpt-sync] Sync PR 10948 - Avoid using diff to figure out files that changed in a revision
Sync web-platform-tests PR 10948 into mozilla-central (this bug is closed when the sync is complete). PR: https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/pull/10948 Details from upstream follow. James Graham <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Avoid using diff to figure out files that changed in a revision. > > In a history with a complex merge structure, trying to figure out > which files changed using git diff appears to be fraught with peril, > since it tends to show changes on both sides of the merge. With > e.g. PR 7579 where the branch was long-lived this ends up considering > most of the repository as changed and causes the command to fail. A > simple approach that seems to be reliable is to use git log > --name-only, with --first-parent to handle merges in a predicatable > way.
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