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From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
To: Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: why doesn't "git reset" mention optional pathspec?
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2018 12:37:25 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.21.1812081236220.32716@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACsJy8AC-anZ=EA3zxWeX8UUNcZiKsQMu8x0eCHAOCUjFWoFuQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, 8 Dec 2018, Duy Nguyen wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 8, 2018 at 6:32 PM Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, 8 Dec 2018, Duy Nguyen wrote:
> >
> > > 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.
> >
> >   i just tested this, and i don't see a deprecation warning.
>
> Hmm.. maybe I misread the code. I just tried it
>
> $ ./git reset --mixed HEAD foo
> warning: --mixed with paths is deprecated; use 'git reset -- <paths>' instead.

  weird ... i just tried this two ways, explicitly specifying
"--mixed" and also without (which is the default mode, right?), and i
got the deprecated message with the first but not the second. that
seems ... odd.

rday

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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
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 [this message]
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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