Jeff King <> writes:

> But I have not thought hard about it, so maybe there is a good reason
> not to (it is a little weird just because the resulting index is a
> partial application of the patch).

Originally ".rej" was a deliberate attempt to be "not very Git but
more like 'patch'", so I wouldn't be surprised if the combination
between "--reject" and "--index" did not work, in the sense that we
did not add such a partial change to the index.

I do not offhand think of a reason to forbid the combination,
though, as long as we make sure that "git apply --index --reject"
still exits with failure to prevent a partial application to be
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