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From: Dennis Kaarsemaker <>
To: Jeff King <>, Junio C Hamano <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] ident: do not ignore empty config name/email
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:08:22 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Thu, 2017-02-23 at 23:18 -0500, Jeff King wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:11:11PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > > So I dunno. I could really go either way on it. Feel free to drop it, or
> > > even move it into a separate topic to be cooked longer.
> > 
> > If it were 5 years ago, it would have been different, but I do not
> > think cooking it longer in 'next' would smoke out breakages in
> > obscure scripts any longer.  Git is used by too many people who have
> > never seen its source these days.
> Yeah, I have noticed that, too. I wonder if it would be interesting to
> cut "weeklies" or something of "master" or even "next" that people could
> install with a single click.
> Of course it's not like we have a binary installer in the first place,
> so I guess that's a prerequisite.

I provide daily[*] snapshots of git's master and next tree as packages
for Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora and CentOS on launchpad and SuSE's
openbuildservice. If there's sufficient interest in this (I know of
only a few users), I can try to put more effort into this.

Dennis Kaarsemaker

[*]When the tooling isn't broken for some reason.

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Thread overview: 13+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-02-03  4:13 possible bug: inconsistent CLI behaviour for empty bs.x.ttp
2017-02-23  8:11 ` Jeff King
2017-02-23  8:12   ` [PATCH 1/4] ident: mark error messages for translation Jeff King
2017-02-23  8:13   ` [PATCH 2/4] ident: handle NULL email when complaining of empty name Jeff King
2017-02-23  8:15   ` [PATCH 3/4] ident: reject all-crud ident " Jeff King
2017-02-23  8:17   ` [PATCH 4/4] ident: do not ignore empty config name/email Jeff King
2017-02-23 20:58     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-24  1:08       ` Jeff King
2017-02-24  4:11         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-24  4:18           ` Jeff King
2017-02-27 15:08             ` Dennis Kaarsemaker [this message]
2017-02-27 20:42               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-28  5:28                 ` Christian Couder

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