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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	"Elijah Newren" <newren@gmail.com>
Cc: "Gábor Farkas" <gabor.farkas@gmail.com>,
	"Git Mailing List" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: git switch/restore, still experimental?
Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 12:46:52 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6092da0ccf4e9_1d24520833@natae.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <877dkdwgfe.fsf@evledraar.gmail.com>

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> In summary, I think it should be changed to act like this:
>     
>     |---------------------------+------------------------+---------------------------|
>     | What                      | Now                    | New                       |
>     |---------------------------+------------------------+---------------------------|
>     | Switch                    | git switch existing    | git switch existing       |
>     | Error                     | git switch nonexisting | <no change (errors)>      |
>     | Switch with --merge       | git switch -m branch   | git switch --merge branch |
>     | Create                    | git switch -c new      | git switch -n new         |
>     | Create from existing      | N/A                    | git switch -c new [<old>] |
>     | Move & switch to existing | N/A                    | git switch -m new [<old>] |
>     |---------------------------+------------------------+---------------------------|

I'm in favor of this too.

> In its current state I find "git switch" to be unusable. That sounds
> like dramatic hyperbole, but I'm serious.

I concur.

I've tried to use it multiple times, and I always come back to using git
branch / git checkout.

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-05 18:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-04 10:32 Gábor Farkas
2021-05-04 19:54 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-05  3:46 ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-05  4:01   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-05 11:09   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-05 17:46     ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2021-05-05 19:26       ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-05 19:48     ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-06  1:39       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-06 15:19         ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-06 10:05       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-06 14:29         ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-06  2:16     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-06 10:02       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-10 11:04         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-10 18:27           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-06 11:00       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-06 15:26         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-06 21:55           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-10 10:58             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-11  7:15               ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-05 14:18   ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-05-05 14:26     ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-06  1:15       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-05 17:52     ` Felipe Contreras

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