Jeff King <> writes:

> Yes. The more we talk about it, the more turned off I am by the idea.
> Above I posed my questions as "what _should_ we do when...". And I still
> think we _should_ default to --only with interactive, if we can find
> sane semantics. But until we can find them, it obviously does not make
> sense to enable it, and the whole discussion is stalled. And we must
> come up with an interim solution that is the least bad.
> Which is obviously one of:
>   1. Keep defaulting to "--include", as that is what we have been doing.
>   2. Forbid the cases where it would matter (i.e., when the index and
>      HEAD differ).
> The former is more convenient, but the latter is safer against
> future breakage. I'm OK either way, but option (1) clearly needs a
> documentation update.

Yeah, I agree with the reasoning.  This is an unessential feature
that is with the problem for a long time, so let's go the route #1
first before we do anything else.
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