On Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 01:51:21PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Jeff King <p...@peff.net> 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.
OK. I think Conrad's patch takes us most of the way there. I had a few minor comments, but I think another round should do it. Conrad? -Peff -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html