Jiang Xin wrote:
> Found this dead code when I examine gettext messages in shell scripts
> start with dash ('-' or '--'). An error will be raised for this case,
> $ gettext "-d option is no longer supported. Do not use."
> gettext: missing arguments
> Indead, this code has been left as dead for a long time, as Junathan
> points out:
Jonathan, not Junathan. :)
> The git am -d/--dotest option has errored out with a message
> since e72c7406 (am: remove support for -d .dotest, 2008-03-04).
> The error message about lack of support was eliminated along
> with other cleanups (probably by mistake) a year later by
> removing the option from the option table in 98ef23b3 (git-am:
> minor cleanups, 2009-01-28).
> But the code to handle -d and --dotest stayed around even though
> ever since then it could not be tripped. Remove this dead code.
> Signed-off-by: Jiang Xin <worldhello....@gmail.com>
Your explanation is certainly clearer than mine. So: yes, for what
it's worth this is
Reviewed-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com>
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