[RFC PATCH] rebisect: add script for easier bisect log editing
- Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 13:59:31 +0000
- From: Adam Dinwoodie <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [RFC PATCH] rebisect: add script for easier bisect log editing
Add a short script, vaguely inspired by `git rebase --interactive`, to
ease the process described in the `git bisect` documentation of saving
off a bisect log, editing it, then replaying it.
Signed-off-by: Adam Dinwoodie <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
When I'm bisecting, I find I need to semi-regularly go back and change
my good/bad/skip response for some commits. The bisect documentation
describes doing this by saving `git bisect log` output, editing it, then
using `git bisect replay`. Which is a perfectly fine technique, but
automation is A Good Thing(TM). The below script is a short proof of
concept for changing this process to be a single command.
Ideally (at least from my perspective), this function would be rolled
into the main `git bisect` tool, as `git bisect edit` or similar.
Before I start working on that, however, I wanted to see what the list
thought of the idea.
contrib/git-rebisect.sh | 12 ++++++++++++
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
create mode 100755 contrib/git-rebisect.sh
diff --git a/contrib/git-rebisect.sh b/contrib/git-rebisect.sh
new file mode 100755
@@ -0,0 +1,12 @@
+GIT_EDITOR="$(git var GIT_EDITOR)"
+GIT_DIR="$(git rev-parse --git-dir)"
+git bisect log >"$GIT_BISECT_LOG_TMP"
+git bisect reset HEAD
+git bisect start
+git bisect replay "$GIT_BISECT_LOG_TMP"
+rm -f "$GIT_BISECT_LOG_TMP"