Hi Junio,

On Fri, 19 Aug 2016, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schinde...@gmx.de> writes:
> >> I think I saw some code to ensure "when giving this option you need
> >> that option in effect, too"; they should be tested here, too, no?
> >
> > No, I would rather not test for that. These conditionals are purely for
> > any user's convenience, in case they specify an option that has no effect.
> > They are absolutely not essential for the function introduced in this
> > patch series.
> I didn't say "you would want to test these, no?", did I?
> I do not want to see bugreports that say "I wanted to use this new
> feature and by mistake gave only --path without giving --filter; Git
> should have complained.  I found a bug, hooray!" when somebody in
> the future refactors the command line option parsing and breaks the
> check you already have.

I added a test to verify that --path without --filters nor --textconv

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