On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Junio already sent a similar patch, but I think this is simpler.
> I agree that this is simpler, but I am not sure if the behaviour is
> necessarily better (note that this is different from saying "I think
> the behaviour of this patch is worse"). The motivation I read from
> the original discussion was that new people did "git pull" (no other
> parameters) to "sync my tree with the central repository" as if it
> were SVN, and because we are not SVN, projects that prefer rebases
> were unhappy, and the other one was to address *only* that use case.
> I do not personally like that special casing (i.e. "only when no
> 'integrate with what from where' is given"), and applying the "you
> must be explicit between rebase and merge" like this series does
> uniformly might (or might not) be a good thing. I dunno.
As I already said; there's is essentially no difference between "git
pull" and "git pull origin".
> The difference in changes needed to the test suite is illustrative;
> this series affects any use of "git pull" (with or without explicit
> "what to integrate with and from where"), unlike the other one that
> only affects the case where "git pull" was not given "what to
> integrate with and from where". I think an earlier draft I did for
> the previous one did not special case "only when no 'integrate with
> what from where' is given" and had to touch all the places in the
> test in a similar way.
Yeah, that version affects less, but it also doesn't achieve what we
Either way, that's why I sent another version that doesn't need
modifications on the tests.
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