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From: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rev-parse: add option for absolute or relative path formatting
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2020 01:57:08 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20201106015708.GB6252@camp.crustytoothpaste.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201106005110.GA3479573@google.com>

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On 2020-11-06 at 00:51:10, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Ah, thank you.  So if I am understanding the above and [1] correctly,
> this means:
> 
> - when a path is within a repository, converting it to a path relative
>   to the repository root
> 
> - when a path is not within a repository, learning so
> 
> and that making relative paths with ../../ portion that exits the
> repository is *not* an important part of this use case (though it
> could be useful for other things).

Correct.  I felt that adding an --absolute option would be less
beneficial than both an absolute and a relative option, so I implemented
a more generic solution, even though my use case didn't require it.

> Thanks much.  I think this tells me enough to understand the series.

Sure, thanks for asking.
-- 
brian m. carlson (he/him or they/them)
Houston, Texas, US

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      reply	other threads:[~2020-11-06  1:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-08 18:50 brian m. carlson
2020-09-09  3:23 ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-09 22:31   ` brian m. carlson
2020-09-09 14:51 ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-09-09 22:23   ` brian m. carlson
2020-09-10 15:19     ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-09-11  0:03       ` brian m. carlson
2020-11-04 22:16 ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-11-05  3:11   ` brian m. carlson
2020-11-06  0:51     ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-11-06  1:57       ` brian m. carlson [this message]

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