git@vger.kernel.org list mirror (unofficial, one of many)
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Edmundo Carmona Antoranz <eantoranz@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [RFC PATCH] stash save/push: add --index-only option
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:12:43 -0600
Message-ID: <CAOc6etYQPi6ghjVGdUc8Mk6oD946-YL35rJ3f9wKFSy74F450A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqr1yys9ze.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com>

On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 10:55 AM Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
> IIUC, the simplest workflow using the new feature may go like this:
>
>         $ edit file ;# edit a bit
>         $ git add file
>         $ edit file ;# even even more
>         $ git stash --cached
>
> After all of the above is done, "git stash list" may show that there
> is a single stash that records the changes you made to the file
> right after you added it, without your further changes (because you
> are taking what is in the index).  Your working tree has all the
> changes you made to file, both before and after "git add", and your
> index is clean.
>
> After you got yourself into this state where your index is clean,
> your working tree file has all changes, and your stash entry has
> only the earlier half of the change, what are you going to do with
> that stash entry?  If we learn the answer to that question, perhaps
> we may find (or we may even have) a better or easier way to achieve
> whatever you were planning to do with that stash entry by some other
> means---it might not even involve "git stash"---but without knowing
> that, we cannot tell if the new feature is a good idea.

Actually, let this conversation burn in /dev/null. What I want to
achieve (stash only some changes and not all of them) can be done by
using git stash push providing pathspec.

>
> Thanks.

Thank you!

      reply	other threads:[~2020-02-13 17:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-12 23:50 Edmundo Carmona Antoranz
2020-02-12 23:52 ` Edmundo Carmona Antoranz
2020-02-13  5:04   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-02-13 13:21     ` Edmundo Carmona Antoranz
2020-02-13 16:55       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-02-13 17:12         ` Edmundo Carmona Antoranz [this message]

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

  List information: http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=CAOc6etYQPi6ghjVGdUc8Mk6oD946-YL35rJ3f9wKFSy74F450A@mail.gmail.com \
    --to=eantoranz@gmail.com \
    --cc=git@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=gitster@pobox.com \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

git@vger.kernel.org list mirror (unofficial, one of many)

This inbox may be cloned and mirrored by anyone:

	git clone --mirror https://public-inbox.org/git
	git clone --mirror http://ou63pmih66umazou.onion/git
	git clone --mirror http://czquwvybam4bgbro.onion/git
	git clone --mirror http://hjrcffqmbrq6wope.onion/git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V1 git git/ https://public-inbox.org/git \
		git@vger.kernel.org
	public-inbox-index git

Example config snippet for mirrors.
Newsgroups are available over NNTP:
	nntp://news.public-inbox.org/inbox.comp.version-control.git
	nntp://ou63pmih66umazou.onion/inbox.comp.version-control.git
	nntp://czquwvybam4bgbro.onion/inbox.comp.version-control.git
	nntp://hjrcffqmbrq6wope.onion/inbox.comp.version-control.git
	nntp://news.gmane.io/gmane.comp.version-control.git
 note: .onion URLs require Tor: https://www.torproject.org/

code repositories for the project(s) associated with this inbox:

	https://80x24.org/mirrors/git.git

AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/public-inbox.git