On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:02:45AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: > "W. Trevor King" <wk...@tremily.us> writes: > > > From: "W. Trevor King" <wk...@tremily.us> > > > > Signed-off-by: W. Trevor King <wk...@tremily.us> > > --- > > Documentation/git-submodule.txt | 3 ++- > > git-submodule.sh | 2 +- > > 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) > > Hmm, I wonder why I have this funny feeling that this was proposed > and rejected already... > > As the command takes other options whose names begin with 'r', I > thought the longer term plan was to stop letting "--rebase" squat on > short and sweet "-r" and leaving it undocumented (even though the > short one was added by mistake) was meant to be the first step in > that process. > > But maybe I am confusing an undocumented single-letter option from > some other subcommand. Anybody remembers?
Perhaps you are remembering: On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 02:33:45AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Ah, this reminds me of another thing I noticed when I saw that > patch. The change seems to think "branch" is the _only_ thing the > user might want to record per submodule upon "git submodule add". > As an interface to muck with an uninterpreted random configuration, > it squats on a good option name for setting one single and arbitrary > variable---quite a selfish change that is not acceptable. > > Calling the option "--record-branch-for-submodule" or something more > specific might alleviate the problem, but then it would become even > less useful as a short-hand for "config submodule.$name.branch", I > would suspect. With this recent patch, I'm just documenting someone else's squatting ;). But yes, the reason I noticed was because I was tempted to make the same mistake again :p. In my defense, I think `update --remote` is a good deal more general than my earlier `add --record`. Cheers, Trevor -- This email may be signed or encrypted with GnuPG (http://www.gnupg.org). For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretty_Good_Privacy -- 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