Cherries are commits that haven’t been applied upstream (yet), and are
usually visualized using a log. Each commit is prefixed with
- if it
has an equivalent in the upstream and
+ if it does not, i.e. if it is
magit-cherry shows cherries for a single branch, but the
references buffer (see References Buffer) can show cherries for
multiple "upstreams" at once.
Also see the git-reflog(1) manpage.
Show commits that are in a certain branch but that have not been merged in the upstream branch.
This option specifies whether the margin is initially shown in Magit-Cherry mode buffers and how it is formatted.
The value has the form
(INIT STYLE WIDTH AUTHOR AUTHOR-WIDTH).
age(to show the age of the commit),
age-abbreviated(to abbreviate the time unit to a character), or a string (suitable for
format-time-string) to show the actual date. Option
magit-log-margin-show-committer-datecontrols which date is being displayed.