request-pull: use the branch description
[git/git.git] / git-request-pull.sh
index 438e7eb..626cf25 100755 (executable)
@@ -35,7 +35,18 @@ do
        shift
 done
 
-base=$1 url=$2 head=${3-HEAD} status=0
+base=$1 url=$2 head=${3-HEAD} status=0 branch_name=
+
+headref=$(git symbolic-ref -q "$head")
+if git show-ref -q --verify "$headref"
+then
+       branch_name=${headref#refs/heads/}
+       if test "z$branch_name" = "z$headref" ||
+               ! git config "branch.$branch_name.description" >/dev/null
+       then
+               branch_name=
+       fi
+fi
 
 test -n "$base" && test -n "$url" || usage
 baserev=$(git rev-parse --verify "$base"^0) &&
@@ -66,6 +77,13 @@ for you to fetch changes up to %H:
 
 ----------------------------------------------------------------' $headrev &&
 
+if test -n "$branch_name"
+then
+       echo "(from the branch description for $branch local branch)"
+       echo
+       git config "branch.$branch_name.description"
+       echo "----------------------------------------------------------------"
+fi &&
 git shortlog ^$baserev $headrev &&
 git diff -M --stat --summary $patch $merge_base..$headrev || status=1