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Re: Any way to make git-log to enumerate commits?




Konstantin Khomoutov <kostix@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Wed, Dec 05, 2018 at 05:22:14PM +0300, Konstantin Kharlamov wrote:
>
>> It would be great if git-log has a formatting option to insert an
>> index of the current commit since HEAD.
>> 
>> It would allow after quitting the git-log to immediately fire up "git
>> rebase -i HEAD~index" instead of "git rebase -i
>> go-copy-paste-this-long-number-id".
>
> This may have little sense in a general case as the history maintained
> by Git is a graph, not a single line. Hence your prospective approach
> would only work for cases like `git log` called with the
> "--first-parent" command-line option.

I do not see why the "name each rev relative to HEAD" formatting
option cannot produce HEAD^2~2 etc.

It would be similar to "git log | git name-rev --stdin" but I do not
offhand recall if we had a way to tell name-rev to use only HEAD as
the anchoring point.