[swift-dev] Swift merge commits no diff

Slava Pestov spestov at apple.com
Tue Jun 21 16:53:15 CDT 2016

Hi Vassil,

Since a merge commit has two parents you might potentially want to diff against, I'm assuming the tool is not smart enough to know which one is the PR and which one is trunk. Perhaps this is not too hard to fix with some kind of heuristic though.


> On Jun 21, 2016, at 2:49 PM, Vassil Vassilev via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I am trying to follow the development of swift more closely recently. I noticed that there is no diff below merge commits of pull requests to swift-commits mailing lists. I'd assume this is intentional, but feels awkward. I was wondering what was the rationale for that?
> Many thanks,
> Vassil
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