Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
> Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Before this patch, it says
>> The --binary option has been a no-op for a long time, and ...
>> After the patch, it says
>> The -b option has been a no-op for a long time, and ...
>> Intentional? That may be a good change or a bad one (I haven't
>> thought clearly about it), but it seems at least worth mentioning.
>> Cc-ing Thomas in case he has advice.
> If we really care we could printf $1, but I think we usually do
> The -b/--binary option has been...
> in a case like this, especially in codepaths that no longer has an
> easy access to $1 after parsing the command line but knows that
> either one of them is given from the parse result, and that would be
> an appropriate solution for this particular one as well.
Yes. The original plan was to free up -b, but since we don't need
--binary any more either, it's better if we can get rid of it the same
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