On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 6:57 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > > You are excused ;-) > > In ancient days, "git commit <pathspec>" was to add the contents > from working tree files that match <pathspec> to what is already in > the index and create a commit from that state. This ran against the > intuition of many users who knew older systems (e.g. cvs) and we had > to migrate it to the current behaviour by breaking backward > compatibility.
I see. Thanks, Jake