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From: Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>,
	"git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation/git-worktree: use working tree for trees on the file system
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:37:08 +0700
Message-ID: <CACsJy8CBmfj8wY+LQzEshJT0Ya+nmAGs=K8b1Nyr3qinvCo4kA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170320185038.GU26789@aiede.mtv.corp.google.com>

On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 1:50 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> wrote:
> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:
>
>>> While it may be true that you can have bare worktrees; I would question
>>> why anyone wants to do this, as the only thing it provides is an
>>> additional HEAD (plus its reflog).
>>
>> A more plausible situation is you start with a bare one as the
>> primary and used to make local clones to do your work in the world
>> before "git worktree".  It would be a natural extension to your
>> workflow to instead create worktrees of of that bare one as the
>> primary worktree with secondaries with working trees.
>
> For what it's worth, this conversation makes me think it was a mistake
> to call this construct a worktree.

For the record, I am totally confused with Junio's last line, with two
"with"s, "worktree" and "working trees" in the same phrase :D

> It's fine for the command to have one name and the documentation to
> use a longer, clearer name to explain it.  What should that longer,
> clearer name be?

No comments from me. I'll let you know that if Eric (or Junio?) didn't
stop me, we would have had $GIT_DIR/repos now instead of
$GIT_DIR/worktrees, just some extra confusion toppings.
-- 
Duy

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Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-30 20:44 [PATCH 0/4] git-prompt.sh: Full patch for submodule indicator Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 1/4] git-prompt.sh: add " Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-30 23:48   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-31  0:10     ` Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-31  3:11       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-06  4:23         ` Stefan Beller
2017-02-06  5:55           ` Jacob Keller
2017-02-06 10:13             ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 2/4] git-prompt.sh: rework of " Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 4/4] git-prompt.sh: add tests for " Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-31 18:32   ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-01-31 22:06     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-31 22:12       ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-07  3:45         ` [RFC PATCH] rev-parse: add --show-superproject-working-tree Stefan Beller
2017-03-07  5:13           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07  7:16             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07  7:23               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07 18:44           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07 20:40             ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-07 22:49               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08  0:56                 ` [PATCHv2] " Stefan Beller
2017-03-08  1:30                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08  6:01                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08 19:20                     ` [PATCHv3] " Stefan Beller
2017-03-08 22:28                       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08 23:07                         ` [PATCHv4] " Stefan Beller
2017-03-08 23:51                           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-17 22:28                           ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-17 22:51                             ` [PATCH] Documentation/git-worktree: use working tree for trees on the file system Stefan Beller
2017-03-17 22:55                               ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-17 23:04                                 ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-18 17:24                                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18  1:47                                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18  1:36                               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 17:29                                 ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 18:12                                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 18:50                                     ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-20 19:22                                       ` [PATCH 0/2] use "working trees" instead of "worktree" in our API Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 19:22                                         ` [PATCH 1/2] git.c: introduce --working-tree superseding --work-tree Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 19:58                                           ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-20 19:22                                         ` [PATCH 2/2] revparse: introduce --is-inside-working-tree Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 20:00                                           ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-20 19:37                                         ` [PATCH 0/2] use "working trees" instead of "worktree" in our API Junio C Hamano
2017-03-21 10:37                                       ` Duy Nguyen [this message]
2017-03-21 15:48                                         ` [PATCH] Documentation/git-worktree: use working tree for trees on the file system Junio C Hamano
2017-03-23 17:06                                           ` Michael J Gruber
2017-03-23 17:55                                             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-25 12:07                                               ` Duy Nguyen
2017-04-07 13:59                                                 ` Michael J Gruber
2017-04-07 16:14                                                   ` Jacob Keller
2017-03-25 12:05                                           ` Duy Nguyen

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