Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
> Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> writes:
>> I don't remember all the discussions on the patch which introduced
>> the warning, but I don't think it's relevant to digg them before applying
>> the patch:
> If we apply the patch then it is too late to dig them ;-)
>> * The assumption was that users would read the docs, but as I already
>> "Judging by the question asked on stackoverflow
>> and its popularity, telling the users to read the docs did not work very
> That is true, but does it justify giving a misleading information in
> the advice message?
Also applying this will have an unpleasant fallout to merging the
endgame patch b2ed944a (push: switch default from "matching" to
"simple", 2013-01-04). The added text needs to be corrected with an
I'd prefer to having worry about such a fallout only once. Which
arguably we already did when we came up with the current message, so
I am fairly annoyed by this patch coming loooooong after we
concluded the original discussion.
Sigh X-<. I'll worry about this later, as b2ed944a is in 'next'
during the feature freeze, and I'd prefer not having to rebase it on
top of the final version of this patch.
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