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.


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