Martin von Zweigbergk <> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:27 AM, Jonathan Nieder <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Jiang Xin wrote:
>>> Gettext message should not start with '-' nor '--'. Since the '-d' and
>>> '--dotest' options do not exist in OPTIONS_SPEC variable, it's safe to
>>> remove the block.
>> The above justification is not a sufficient reason to stop giving
>> helpful advice when someone uses an option that was historically
>> supported:
> I think Jiang is saying that "git am --dotest=..." already errors out
> because "dotest" is not in the OPTIONS_SPEC. See 98ef23b (git-am:
> minor cleanups, 2009-01-28). Or am I missing something?

No you are not missing anything, I would think.
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