Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:
> I am expecting a reaction more like "Hmm, I never thought about it
> before. Does that make sense to me or not? Let me think about which
> paths it pertains to and decide".
Let's step back and re-review the main text.
It currently says:
In Git 2.0, 'git add <pathspec>...' will also update the
index for paths removed from the working tree that match
the given pathspec. If you want to 'add' only changed
or newly created paths, say 'git add --no-all <pathspec>...'
This was written for the old "we may want to warn" logic that did
not even check if we would be omitting a removal. The new logic
will show the text _only_ when the difference matters, we have an
opportunity to tighten it a lot, for example:
You ran 'git add' with neither '-A (--all)' or '--no-all', whose
behaviour will change in Git 2.0 with respect to paths you
removed from your working tree.
* 'git add --no-all <pathspec>', which is the current default,
ignores paths you removed from your working tree.
* 'git add --all <pathspec>' will let you also record the
The removed paths (e.g. '%s') are ignored with this version of Git.
Run 'git status' to remind yourself what paths you have removed
from your working tree.
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