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From: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, "Robert P . J . Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] mark git stash push deprecated in the man page
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:31:27 +0100
Message-ID: <20171022163127.GK15399@hank> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20171021062846.s6rzo2hxmeqigk3e@sigill.intra.peff.net>

On 10/21, Jeff King wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 07:33:04PM +0100, Thomas Gummerer wrote:
> 
> > 'git stash push' fixes a historical wart in the interface of 'git stash
> > save'.  As 'git stash push' has all functionality of 'git stash save',
> > with a nicer, more consistent user interface deprecate 'git stash
> > save'.  To do this, remove it from the synopsis of the man page, and
> > move it to a separate section, stating that it is deprecated.
> 
> This looks fine.
> 
> > @@ -87,6 +84,10 @@ linkgit:git-add[1] to learn how to operate the `--patch` mode.
> >  The `--patch` option implies `--keep-index`.  You can use
> >  `--no-keep-index` to override this.
> >  
> > +save [-p|--patch] [-k|--[no-]keep-index] [-u|--include-untracked] [-a|--all] [-q|--quiet] [<message>]::
> > +
> > +	This option is deprecated in favour of 'git stash push'.
> > +
> 
> We could possibly go into more detail, like:
> 
>   It differs from "stash push" in that it cannot take pathspecs, and any
>   non-option arguments form the message.
> 
> or something. Since we don't want people to use it, it probably doesn't
> matter much. I just wondered if people would peer at the (long) synopsis
> line trying to figure out how it's different.

Yeah, feels like it could potentially help somebody.  I'll add that, thanks!

> -Peff

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-05 20:00 [RFC] deprecate git stash save? (was: Re: [PATCH 2/3] http-push: fix construction of hex value from path) Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-05 20:10 ` [PATCH 2/1] mention git stash push first in the man page Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-17  4:14   ` Jeff King
2017-10-17 21:45     ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-17 21:47       ` Jeff King
2017-10-19 18:08         ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-20  8:04           ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-21  6:20             ` Jeff King
2017-10-21  6:43               ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-12  0:56 ` [RFC] deprecate git stash save? Junio C Hamano
2017-10-12 11:14   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-16 18:19     ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-17  4:13 ` [RFC] deprecate git stash save? (was: Re: [PATCH 2/3] http-push: fix construction of hex value from path) Jeff King
2017-10-17 21:47   ` Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-19 18:33 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] replace git stash save with git stash push in the documentation Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-19 18:33   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] mark git stash push deprecated in the man page Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-21  6:28     ` Jeff King
2017-10-22 16:31       ` Thomas Gummerer [this message]
2017-10-22 17:04     ` [PATCH v3 0/3] deprecate git stash save Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04       ` [PATCH v3 1/3] replace git stash save with git stash push in the documentation Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04       ` [PATCH v3 2/3] mark git stash push deprecated in the man page Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-22 17:04       ` [PATCH v3 3/3] stash: remove now superfluos help for "stash push" Thomas Gummerer
2017-10-23  0:39       ` [PATCH v3 0/3] deprecate git stash save Jeff King
2017-10-23  1:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-23  5:18         ` Jeff King
2017-10-23  6:26           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-23  5:47         ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-23  1:32       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-21  6:26   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] replace git stash save with git stash push in the documentation Jeff King
2017-10-22 16:28     ` Thomas Gummerer

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