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From: Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>
To: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: why doesn't "git reset" mention optional pathspec?
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2018 18:28:09 +0100
Message-ID: <CACsJy8APyyAWM+L=HU1XM4V+qdTWqjto6x=Q06By8DbgtYfpCA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LFD.2.21.1812081103500.29142@localhost.localdomain>

On Sat, Dec 8, 2018 at 5:08 PM Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>
>
>   from "man git-reset":
>
> SYNOPSIS
>   git reset [-q] [<tree-ish>] [--] <paths>...
>   git reset (--patch | -p) [<tree-ish>] [--] [<paths>...]
>   git reset [--soft | --mixed [-N] | --hard | --merge | --keep] [-q] [<commit>]
>
> oddly, the third form says nothing about possible "<paths>", even
> though i'm pretty sure they're valid in that third case (at least for
> "--mixed"). thoughts? is that just an oversight in the man page?

--mixed prints a deprecation warning. I don't think it's worth making
the synopsis more complicated for that. All other modes reject
pathspec.
-- 
Duy

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-12-08 16:05 Robert P. J. Day
2018-12-08 17:28 ` Duy Nguyen [this message]
2018-12-08 17:32   ` Robert P. J. Day
2018-12-08 17:34     ` Duy Nguyen
2018-12-08 17:37       ` Robert P. J. Day
2018-12-08 18:17         ` Duy Nguyen
2018-12-09  1:42           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-08 17:42       ` Robert P. J. Day

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