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authorLinus Torvalds <>2008-11-15 18:02:01 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-11-16 08:24:41 (GMT)
commit8c4021abfd170278d1a3431e2777bedd0c01fbb1 (patch)
tree1245de6c7df3d580c8fc06790647fa02211d5deb /log-tree.c
parentea4f2bd39dcfabb23e86b2f79149c6c4038ff3cd (diff)
Fix machine-parseability of 'git log --source'
The space between the commit and the source attribute is not easily machine-parseable: if we combine --source with --parents and give a SHA1 as a starting point, it's unnecessarily hard to see where the list of parents ends and the source decoration begins. Example: git show --parents --source $(git rev-list HEAD) which is admittedly contrived, but can easily happen in scripting. So use a <tab> instead of a space as the source separator. The other decorations didn't have this issue, because they were surrounded by parenthesis, so it's obvious that they aren't parent SHA1's. It so happens that _visually_ this makes no difference for "git log --source", since "commit <40-char SHA1>" is 47 characters, so both a space and a <tab> will end up showing as a single commit. Of course, with '--pretty=oneline' or '--parents' or '--abbrev-commit' you'll see the difference. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'log-tree.c')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/log-tree.c b/log-tree.c
index 5444f08..194ddb1 100644
--- a/log-tree.c
+++ b/log-tree.c
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ void show_decorations(struct rev_info *opt, struct commit *commit)
struct name_decoration *decoration;
if (opt->show_source && commit->util)
- printf(" %s", (char *) commit->util);
+ printf("\t%s", (char *) commit->util);
if (!opt->show_decorations)
decoration = lookup_decoration(&name_decoration, &commit->object);