On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 10:54 PM, Jeff Sipek <jef...@josefsipek.net> wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 04:45:47PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
>> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 10:30:36PM +0200, Per Cederqvist wrote:
>> > - Changed behavior: by default, guilt no longer changes branch when
>> > you push a patch. You need to do "git config guilt.reusebranch
>> > false" to re-enable that. This patch sets the default value of
>> > guilt.reusebranch to true; it should in my opinion change to false
>> > a year or two after the next release.
>> We've been living with the "origin" -> "guilt/origin" branch change
>> for a year already, and in fact, these days I've gotten used to the
>> new behavior. Is it really worth it to change the default?
> So, at first I was skeptical about the branch name prefix change. I've used
> it for about a year now, and I love it. When I first read Per's idea to
> change the default to the old-style, I was a bit sad but I understand the
> I'm open to either mode being the default since it's easy enough for me to
> change it for me (thanks, ~/.gitconfig) but I think more people should
> benefit from the added safety against accidental git-push. (I also like
> being able to use guilt/master..master to get only the commits I care
> about.) Thoughts?
I don't have a strong opinion on which the default value should be.
The scenario where it matters, when you run multiple versions of
guilt against the same directory, is probably very rare in practice.
If it is mentioned in the release note that it can be changed if needed,
that is probably good enough.
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