On 04/08, Eric Sunshine wrote: > On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 10:24 AM, Thomas Gummerer <t.gumme...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On 04/08, Eric Sunshine wrote: > >> On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 11:17 AM, Thomas Gummerer <t.gumme...@gmail.com> > >> wrote: > > Let me think through some of the cases here, of 'git worktre add > > <path> <commit-ish>' with various flags and what the UI would be with > > that added: > > > > - no flags: > > > > $ git worktree add ../test origin/master > > Checking out 'origin/master' > > Checking out files: ...% > > New worktree HEAD is now at c2a499e6c Merge branch 'jh/partial-clone' > > > > - -b branch: > > > > $ git worktree add -b test ../test origin/master > > Creating branch 'test' > > Checking out 'origin/master' > > Did you mean "Checking out 'test'"? > > > Checking out files: ...% > > New worktree HEAD is now at c2a499e6c Merge branch 'jh/partial-clone' > > > > Would we want to omit the "Checking out ..." here? I'm leaning > > towards yes, but dunno? > > To which "Checking out" message do you refer, the one showing the > branch name or the one showing the checkout progress? > > I'd probably agree that showing both "Creating" and "Checkout out" is > overkill. However, see my response to your "fixup!" patch in which > I explore the idea that unifying "Checking out 'branch' and "Creating > branch" messages may be a good idea and get us out of some UI jams > which seem to be cropping up. > > : > https://public-inbox.org/git/20180325134947.25828-1-t.gumme...@gmail.com/T/#m5d38b0c6427609e8c36aa6af83d518791c1e1581 > > > - Original dwim with --detach flag > > > > $ git worktree add --detach ../test > > Checking out 'c2a499e6c' > > Checking out files: ...% > > New worktree HEAD is now at c2a499e6c Merge branch 'jh/partial-clone' > > > > Looking at this, I'm not sure what's best here. I'm not sure I'm a > > fan of the duplicate "Checking out " message (I assume that's what you > > meant above, or did you mean just "Checkout ..."?) > > Taking  into account, this might become something like: > > $ git worktree add --detach ../test > Preparing worktree (detached HEAD c2a499e6c) > Checking out files: ...% > New worktree HEAD is now at c2a499e6c Gobbledygook
The more I look at this solution, the more I like it. I'll try to implement this to see if there's anything I'm not thinking of right now, but I think I'll take the suggestion and send a re-roll with it implemented. > > I als don't think it gives too much context compared to just "Checking > > out files: ...%". I think it gives a bit more context when that > > message is not displayed at all, as it shows whether files are checked > > out or not, but if we do that, when we create a new branch, the amount > > of output we'd display is getting a bit long, to the point where I > > suspect users would just not read it anymore. > > > > So I personally don't feel like this is worth it, even though it may > > give some context in some cases. > > Fair enough observation. The idea suggested in  may keep output to > a reasonable amount.