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From: Firmin Martin <firminmartin24@gmail.com>
To: Firmin Martin <firminmartin24@gmail.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmail.com>,
	Erik Faye-Lund <kusmabite@gmail.com>,
	Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH v1 7/8] doc/format-patch: describe --confirm-overwrite
Date: Thu,  6 May 2021 18:51:01 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210506165102.123739-8-firminmartin24@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210506165102.123739-1-firminmartin24@gmail.com>

Signed-off-by: Firmin Martin <firminmartin24@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/git-format-patch.txt | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
index 911da181a1..49f08b5e51 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
 		   [--in-reply-to=<message id>] [--suffix=.<sfx>]
 		   [--ignore-if-in-upstream]
 		   [--cover-from-description=<mode>]
+		   [--confirm-overwrite=<when>]
 		   [--rfc] [--subject-prefix=<subject prefix>]
 		   [(--reroll-count|-v) <n>]
 		   [--to=<email>] [--cc=<email>]
@@ -195,6 +196,7 @@ will want to ensure that threading is disabled for `git send-email`.
 --cover-from-description=<mode>::
 	Controls which parts of the cover letter will be automatically
 	populated using the branch's description.
+
 +
 If `<mode>` is `message` or `default`, the cover letter subject will be
 populated with placeholder text. The body of the cover letter will be
@@ -212,6 +214,23 @@ is greater than 100 bytes, then the mode will be `message`, otherwise
 If `<mode>` is `none`, both the cover letter subject and body will be
 populated with placeholder text.
 
+`--confirm-overwrite`=<when>::
+	Specifies when Git must ask the user to confirm whether existing
+	patches or cover letter of the same name should be overwritten.
+	<when> possible values are:
++
+--
+always;;
+never;;
+	Always/never prompt for confirmation whenever patches or a cover letter
+	are subject to be overwritten.
+cover;;
+	Ask confirmation whenever a cover letter is subject to be overwritten.
+--
++
+Defaults to the value of the `format.confirmOverwrite` variable, or
+"cover" if unconfigured.
+
 --subject-prefix=<subject prefix>::
 	Instead of the standard '[PATCH]' prefix in the subject
 	line, instead use '[<subject prefix>]'. This
@@ -409,6 +428,7 @@ with configuration variables.
 	outputDirectory = <directory>
 	coverLetter = auto
 	coverFromDescription = auto
+	confirmOverwrite = onlyCover
 ------------
 
 
-- 
2.31.1.449.g4a44fa8106


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-06 16:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-06 16:50 [PATCH v1 0/8] format-patch: introduce --confirm-overwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 1/8] compat/terminal: let prompt accept input from pipe Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 23:37   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-07  4:54     ` Jeff King
2021-05-07  5:25       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-10  4:18       ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-10 21:32         ` Jeff King
2021-05-11  3:38           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  6:10             ` Jeff King
2021-05-11  6:17               ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  6:37                 ` Jeff King
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 2/8] format-patch: confirmation whenever patches exist Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 23:48   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-10  3:30     ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-10  7:32       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  3:17         ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 3/8] format-patch: add config option confirmOverwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 4/8] format-patch: add the option --confirm-overwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:50 ` [PATCH v1 5/8] t4014: test patches overwrite confirmation Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:51 ` [PATCH v1 6/8] t4014: fix tests overwriting cover letter in silent Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:51 ` Firmin Martin [this message]
2021-05-07  3:32   ` [PATCH v1 7/8] doc/format-patch: describe --confirm-overwrite Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-10  4:22     ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 16:51 ` [PATCH v1 8/8] config/format: describe format.confirmOverwrite Firmin Martin
2021-05-06 22:33 ` [PATCH v1 0/8] format-patch: introduce --confirm-overwrite Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  0:18   ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-07  1:46 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-07  8:55   ` Denton Liu
2021-05-11  1:09     ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-11  5:12       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11  5:03     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-07 14:02   ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-11  0:46   ` Firmin Martin
2021-05-10 12:02 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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