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From: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>
To: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
Cc: Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@gmail.com>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 2/4] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:50:08 +0100
Message-ID: <20180423185008.GB25294@hank> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPig+cQSgY3yqYtZwTCY7Mq1e66WczbV3vM7=KsKH4b7peDw+Q@mail.gmail.com>

On 04/23, Eric Sunshine wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 4:29 PM, Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Currently 'git worktree add' produces output like the following:
> >
> >     Preparing ../foo (identifier foo)
> >     HEAD is now at 26da330922 <title>
> > [...]
> > Instead of this message, print a message that gives the user a bit more
> > detail of what exactly 'git worktree' is doing.  There are various dwim
> > modes which are perform some magic under the hood, which should be
> > helpful to users.  Just from the output of the command it is not always
> > visible to users what exactly has happened.
> >
> > Help the users a bit more by modifying the "Preparing ..." message and
> > adding some additional information of what 'git worktree add' did under
> > the hood, while not displaying the identifier anymore.
> >
> > Currently this ends up in three different cases:
> >
> >   - 'git worktree add -b ...' or 'git worktree add <path>' [...]
> >
> >   - 'git worktree add -B ...', which may either create a new branch if
> >     the branch with the given name does not exist yet, or resets an
> >     existing branch to the current HEAD, or the commit-ish given.
> >     Depending on which action is taken, we'll end up with the following
> >     output:
> >
> >       Preparing worktree (resetting branch 'next' (was at caa68db14))
> >       HEAD is now at 26da330922 <title>
> 
> The (...) embedded inside another (...) is ugly and hard to read.
> Better perhaps:
> 
>     Preparing worktree (resetting branch 'next'; was at caa68db14)
> 
> Not necessarily worth a re-roll. It would be nice to see this series
> land; perhaps this can be tweaked later.

I'll tweak it while fixing the other bit.

> >     or:
> >
> >       Preparing worktree (new branch '<branch>')
> >       HEAD is now at 26da330922 <title>
> >
> >   - 'git worktree add --detach' or 'git worktree add <path> <branch>',
> >     both of which create a new worktree with a detached HEAD, for which
> >     we will print the following output:
> >
> >       Preparing worktree (detached HEAD 26da330922)
> >       HEAD is now at 26da330922 <title>
> 
> This is inaccurate, isn't it? Certainly, specifying something like
> "origin/floop" for <branch> ends up detached:

Ah indeed, this was the case I missed.  I thought I managed to go
through all of them, but this one slipped through the cracks.  Thanks
for catching this, will fix in a re-roll.

>     % git worktree add w1 origin/floop
>     ...
>     % git worktree list
>     /proj     fe0a9eaf31 [master]
>     /proj/w1  b46fe60e1d (detached HEAD)
> 
> but specifying an existing local branch (say "wip") does not end up detached:
> 
>     % git worktree add w2 wip
>     ...
>     % git worktree list
>     /proj     fe0a9eaf31 [master]
>     /proj/w1  b46fe60e1d (detached HEAD)
>     /proj/w2  820ed2a513 [wip]
> 
> > Additionally currently the "Preparing ..." line is printed to stderr,
> > while the "HEAD is now at ..." line is printed to stdout by 'git reset
> > --hard', which is used internally by 'git worktree add'.  Fix this
> > inconsistency by printing the "Preparing ..." message to stdout as
> > well.  As "Preparing ..." is not an error, stdout also seems like the
> > more appropriate output stream.
> >
> > Helped-by: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>

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Thread overview: 112+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-21 12:02 [PATCH] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-01-21 12:02 ` Robert P. J. Day
2018-01-22 11:18 ` Duy Nguyen
2018-01-22 20:17   ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-04 22:13 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-04 22:13   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-05  2:12     ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-05 20:13       ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-05 20:15       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-07  8:51       ` Eric Sunshine
2018-02-09 11:27         ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-09 12:08           ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-10 11:20             ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-04 22:13   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] worktree: be clearer when "add" dwim-ery kicks in Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-04 22:13   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-05  2:18     ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-05 20:20       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-05 20:23       ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-02-06 11:53         ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-09 11:04           ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:08   ` [PATCH v3 0/4] " Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:08     ` [PATCH v3 1/4] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:08     ` [PATCH v3 2/4] worktree: be clearer when "add" dwim-ery kicks in Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:08     ` [PATCH v3 3/4] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:08     ` [PATCH v3 4/4] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:22     ` [PATCH v4 0/4] " Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:22       ` [PATCH v4 1/4] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-19 17:11         ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-19 18:09           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-20  6:37         ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-24 20:34           ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:22       ` [PATCH v4 2/4] worktree: be clearer when "add" dwim-ery kicks in Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-20  6:40         ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-20  7:26         ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-20  7:32           ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-24 20:35             ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:22       ` [PATCH v4 3/4] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-17 22:22       ` [PATCH v4 4/4] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-20  8:02         ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-24 21:00           ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-25 13:49       ` [PATCH v5 0/6] " Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-25 13:49         ` [PATCH v5 1/6] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-25 13:49         ` [PATCH v5 2/6] worktree: be clearer when "add" dwim-ery kicks in Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-27  8:59           ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-30 13:53             ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-25 13:49         ` [PATCH v5 3/6] worktree: remove force_new_branch from struct add_opts Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-27  9:00           ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-30 13:55             ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-25 13:49         ` [PATCH v5 4/6] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-27  9:01           ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-25 13:49         ` [PATCH v5 5/6] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-27  9:04           ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-30 14:04             ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-25 13:49         ` [PATCH v5 6/6] t2025: rename now outdated branch name Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-27  8:58         ` [PATCH v5 0/6] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Eric Sunshine
2018-03-30 14:08           ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-31 15:17         ` [PATCH v6 " Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-31 15:17           ` [PATCH v6 1/6] worktree: remove extra members from struct add_opts Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-31 15:18           ` [PATCH v6 2/6] reset: introduce show-new-head-line option Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-02 20:29             ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-02 22:07               ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-02 22:20               ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-02 20:34             ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-02 22:09               ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-31 15:18           ` [PATCH v6 3/6] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-08  9:27             ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-31 15:18           ` [PATCH v6 4/6] worktree: be clearer when "add" dwim-ery kicks in Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-31 15:18           ` [PATCH v6 5/6] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-03-31 15:18           ` [PATCH v6 6/6] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-01 13:11             ` [PATCH v6 6.5/6] fixup! " Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-09  0:23               ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-09 19:44                 ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-09 21:35                   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-08 10:09             ` [PATCH v6 6/6] " Eric Sunshine
2018-04-08 14:30               ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-08  9:08           ` [PATCH v6 0/6] " Eric Sunshine
2018-04-08 14:24             ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-09  0:38               ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-09 19:47                 ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-09 19:30             ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-09 22:06               ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-11 20:09                 ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-11 20:48                   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-11 20:50                   ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-11 21:14                     ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-15 20:29           ` [PATCH v7 0/4] " Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-15 20:29             ` [PATCH v7 1/4] worktree: remove extra members from struct add_opts Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-15 20:29             ` [PATCH v7 2/4] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-16  2:09               ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-23 18:55                 ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-23  4:27               ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-23 18:50                 ` Thomas Gummerer [this message]
2018-04-15 20:29             ` [PATCH v7 3/4] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-15 20:29             ` [PATCH v7 4/4] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-23  4:52             ` [PATCH v7 0/4] " Eric Sunshine
2018-04-23 19:38             ` [PATCH v8 " Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-23 19:38               ` [PATCH v8 1/4] worktree: remove extra members from struct add_opts Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24  3:26                 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-23 19:38               ` [PATCH v8 2/4] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24  3:58                 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-23 19:38               ` [PATCH v8 3/4] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-23 19:38               ` [PATCH v8 4/4] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24  4:25                 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-04-24 21:56               ` [PATCH v9 0/4] " Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24 21:56                 ` [PATCH v9 1/4] worktree: remove extra members from struct add_opts Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24 21:56                 ` [PATCH v9 2/4] worktree: improve message when creating a new worktree Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24 21:56                 ` [PATCH v9 3/4] worktree: factor out dwim_branch function Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-24 21:56                 ` [PATCH v9 4/4] worktree: teach "add" to check out existing branches Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-27  7:36                 ` [PATCH v9 0/4] " Eric Sunshine
2018-04-28 16:09                   ` Thomas Gummerer
2018-04-30  0:07                     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-18  0:24     ` [PATCH v3 " Junio C Hamano

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