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From: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <>
To: Sven Strickroth <>
Cc: git <>, Junio C Hamano <>,
	Johannes Schindelin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Drop unneeded special handling of ssh variant tortoiseplink
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 11:57:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Oct 22 2021, Sven Strickroth wrote:

> "-p" is supported and "--batch" is ignored in TortoisePLink from
> TortoiseSVN and TortoiseGit since at least March 2015 (and TortoiseCVS
> is not maintained any more). Therefore, there is no need any more to
> keep these parameters for ancient versions of tortoiseplink.

In reply to your other mail:

> Therefore, my first question: Does Git still want to support very old
> versions of tortoiseplink or should I provide a patch which drops 
> support for it?

The answer is it depends, in some cases we support >10 year old software
because it's in wide use, so some sort of vague estimate of how much
this is likely to impact users would be helpful, i.e. are users who are
using a modern git likely to have a modern version of the software as
well, or do they mix & match?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-23 10:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-22 16:13 tortoiseplink ssh variant still needed? Sven Strickroth
2021-10-22 16:45 ` [PATCH] Drop unneeded special handling of ssh variant tortoiseplink Sven Strickroth
2021-10-23  9:57   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [this message]
2021-10-23 21:53 ` tortoiseplink ssh variant still needed? Junio C Hamano
2021-10-25 13:04   ` Johannes Schindelin

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