On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 01:46:27AM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 9:21 PM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 05:49:36PM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >> > These deprecation warning messages should be written to stderr, and
> >> > should probably be prefixed with "WARNING: ".
> >> Is there any deprecation warning that works this way?
> > The ones in C code typically use warning(), which will prefix with
> > "warning:" and write to stderr. They do not use all-caps, though.
> > Try "git log --grep=deprecate -Swarning" for some examples.
> I'm asking about the ones in shell, because this is a shell script.
Why would we want a deprecation warning to behave any differently if it
is written in shell versus in C? It cannot use the warning() function,
but you can easily emulate it with "echo".
Do you have some reason for not wanting the warning to go to stderr?
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