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From: Taylor Blau <>
To: Junio C Hamano <>
Cc: Elijah Newren <>,
	Matheus Tavares <>,
	Taylor Blau <>,
	Git Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] grep: error out if --untracked is used with --cached
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2021 21:43:34 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YCNIVm3uz25Akl1q@nand.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Feb 09, 2021 at 12:38:02PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Elijah Newren <> writes:
> > ...  Even then, I'd be tempted to say that
> > --untracked is only used in combination with a search of the working
> > tree.
> I tend to agree.  Something like
>   $ git grep -ne POISON maint master next seen -- t/
> would be a useful thing, but I do not see how --untracked would
> usefully interact with any of these "tracked" contents, be the
> search from the index or tree.

I agree with both you and Elijah. I don't mind banning the pair as
unimplemented and "won't possibly work correctly together", since it
leaves open the possibility that we might find time to make them
compatible, at which point we could revert this patch.

But what Matheus provided looks good to me.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-10  2:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-08 19:43 [PATCH] grep: error out if --untracked is used with --cached Matheus Tavares
2021-02-08 21:48 ` Taylor Blau
2021-02-08 23:21   ` Matheus Tavares
2021-02-09 10:06     ` Elijah Newren
2021-02-09 20:38       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-10  2:43         ` Taylor Blau [this message]
2021-02-09 10:07 ` Elijah Newren

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