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From: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>
To: Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>
Cc: Philip Oakley <philipoakley@iee.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>,
	Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2] glossary: add definition for overlay
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 23:30:40 +0000
Message-ID: <20190312233040.GE16414@hank.intra.tgummerer.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190309172733.GC31533@hank.intra.tgummerer.com>

Add a definition for what overlay means in the context of git, to
clarify the recently introduced overlay-mode in git checkout.

Helped-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>
---

v2 addresses Elijah's comments (thanks!), using the wording he
suggested in [*1*], which I agree is slightly better, as no-overlay
mode doesn't touch untracked files.

*1*: https://public-inbox.org/git/CABPp-BEv1taYym_084qVJj3-jkWWS9hKXZ=grrmH7PDUb5ASwA@mail.gmail.com/

 Documentation/glossary-content.txt | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt b/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
index 023ca95e7c..53df6ecb0a 100644
--- a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
+++ b/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
@@ -287,6 +287,13 @@ This commit is referred to as a "merge commit", or sometimes just a
 	origin/name-of-upstream-branch, which you can see using
 	`git branch -r`.
 
+[[def_overlay]]overlay::
+	Only update and add files to the working directory, but don't
+	delete them, similar to how 'cp -R' would work.  This is the
+	default mode in a <<def_checkout,checkout>>.  In contrast,
+	no-overlay mode will also delete tracked files not present in
+	the source, similar to 'rsync --delete'.
+
 [[def_pack]]pack::
 	A set of objects which have been compressed into one file (to save space
 	or to transmit them efficiently).
-- 
2.21.0.474.g541d9dca55


  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-03-12 23:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-03-06  1:34 What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2019, #01; Wed, 6) Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06  1:41 ` Denton Liu
2019-03-06 23:43   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06  4:43 ` Jeff King
2019-03-06 23:45   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06  9:44 ` Duy Nguyen
2019-03-06 23:46   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-07 12:34   ` Philip Oakley
2019-03-07 12:54     ` Duy Nguyen
2019-03-09 17:27       ` Thomas Gummerer
2019-03-09 18:04         ` Elijah Newren
2019-03-10 18:27           ` Thomas Gummerer
2019-03-12 23:30         ` Thomas Gummerer [this message]
2019-03-13  1:13           ` [PATCH v2] glossary: add definition for overlay Duy Nguyen
2019-03-15 22:31             ` Thomas Gummerer
2019-03-13  1:42           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-15 23:10             ` Thomas Gummerer
2019-03-17 20:19           ` [PATCH v3] " Thomas Gummerer
2019-03-21 14:48             ` Philip Oakley
2019-03-22  4:54               ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-28 21:05                 ` Thomas Gummerer
2019-03-08  0:02     ` What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2019, #01; Wed, 6) Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06 12:39 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-18  7:08   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06 12:47 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-06 23:55   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06 13:26 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-06 13:41 ` ps/stash-in-c, was " Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-06 23:56   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-06 18:10 ` Jonathan Tan
2019-03-07  0:19   ` Junio C Hamano

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