[erlang-questions] more github than Erlang: how do I quickly get to a patch?

Anthony Ramine nox@REDACTED
Sat Apr 30 10:45:13 CEST 2011


Le 30 avr. 2011 à 08:41, Matthias Lang a écrit :

> Hi,
> I noticed a post with an interesting fix to Erlang. The link in the mail is:
>  git fetch git://github.com/falkevik/otp.gitopt_disable_of_flowctrl_for_run_erl_shell
> How I get from the above to seeing a patch, instantly?
> Ways which don't work:
>  - cutting and pasting github.com/falkevik/
>    otp.gitopt_disable_of_flowctrl_for_run_erl_shell to a browser
>    gets me a 404 from github (with a neat parallax effect)
>  - doing the same with the missing space between 'git' and 'opt' reinserted
>    gets me a 500 from github (without any neat picture)
>  - cutting and pasting github.com/falkevik/otp gets me the repo,
>    then I have to use 'switch branches' to get to the right branch,
>    and then I still have no idea which commit is the interesting one.
>  - clicking on 'network' in the hope of seeing where the branch
>    started gets me a spinning "loading graph data". I tire of that
>    after 30s.
> I then gave up trying to find a github shortcut and just did this:
>  git checkout pu
>  git log --author=falke
>  git show d0775cd6
> which is easy and does exactly what I want, but requires me to be
> logged in to a machine with the repo. (ok, I didn't fetch, so that
> doesn't show me his later patches, but that's actually what I wanted)
> Better suggestions? Or is the only easy way to be logged in to a
> machine that happens to have the repo on it?
> Matt
> (thanks for the patch, Jonas, it solves a nasty problem I didn't even
> realise I had)
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