More on ntpq
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Dec 2 05:47:13 UTC 2016
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> It doesn't have a ^C catcher for the printout part of the mru command. I was
> expecting ^C to stop printing stuff and go back to the main read-a-command
Done, and for good measure I've similarly wrapped the peers display.
> >> The mru list is getting printed out oldest first. I thought you fixed
> > I thought I did too. Testing...
> It still comes out backwards for me.
I think we managed to lose a commit somewhere, though I can't figure
out how. When I went back to look at the sort method table, the
sign-reversal I remember putting in, and the comment explaing it, was
gone. I have now re-implemented the reversal in a different, simpler
> [Python version string]
> > You're looking at the value of VCS_DATE, which is "The date of the most
> > recent commit in true ISO-8601/RFC3339 format, including seconds."
> > What do you think should be there instead?
> I think I've figured out what is going on. The "most recent" above is
> misleading. It means the first one printed out by git log. So if you have
> un-pushed commits and rebase=true, you get the date from your last commit
> even after pulling many updates.
That is, arguably, a minor bug in autorevision. I have copied dak180; you
two can discuss what behavior might be desirable and achievable here.
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