just some questions about your patch.
On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 06:13:33PM +0530, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> The following command
> $ git format-patch -o outgoing master
> does not ensure that the output-directory outgoing doesn't already
> exist. As a result, it's possible for patches from two different series
> to get mixed up if the user is not careful. Fix the problem by
> unconditionally removing the output-directory before writing to it.
I'm not entirely happy about removing untracked stuff without asking
the user. What if the output directory isn't empty? What if a user just
want them in ~?
However I think this patch can improve the workflow for experienced
developers. Can we tweak this in some way to get the best out of both
> + struct strbuf buf = STRBUF_INIT;
> if (use_stdout)
> die(_("standard output, or directory, which one?"));
> + strbuf_addstr(&buf, output_directory);
> + remove_dir_recursively(&buf, 0);
Should we have a strbuf_release here?
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