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From: Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>
To: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Subject: [PATCH v2 0/2] Doc: document alias accepting non-command first word
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2019 16:10:07 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cover.1559755652.git.liu.denton@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1559333840.git.liu.denton@gmail.com>

Thanks for the review, Johannes. I think it's a good idea to add another
alias for `-p` so included that suggestion. Also, while I was at it, I
found a typo so I fixed that too.

Changes since v1:

* s/loud-merge/loud-rebase/
* Add `-p` as another example since that was Dscho's original use-case


Denton Liu (2):
  config/alias.txt: change " and ' to `
  config/alias.txt: document alias accepting non-command first word

 Documentation/config/alias.txt | 22 ++++++++++++++++------
 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Interdiff against v1:
diff --git a/Documentation/config/alias.txt b/Documentation/config/alias.txt
index f241f03ebe..f1ca739d57 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/alias.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/alias.txt
@@ -10,10 +10,12 @@ alias.*::
 Note that the first word of an alias does not necessarily have to be a
 command. It can be a command-line option that will be passed into the
 invocation of `git`. In particular, this is useful when used with `-c`
-to pass in one-time configurations. For example,
+to pass in one-time configurations or `-p` to force pagination. For example,
 `loud-rebase = -c commit.verbose=true rebase` can be defined such that
-running `git loud-merge` would be equivalent to
-`git -c commit.verbose=true rebase`.
+running `git loud-rebase` would be equivalent to
+`git -c commit.verbose=true rebase`. Also, `ps = -p status` would be a
+helpful alias since `git ps` would paginate the output of `git status`
+where the original command does not.
 +
 If the alias expansion is prefixed with an exclamation point,
 it will be treated as a shell command.  For example, defining
-- 
2.22.0.rc1.169.g49223abbf8


  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-06-05 20:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-31 20:23 [PATCH 0/2] " Denton Liu
2019-05-31 20:23 ` [PATCH 1/2] config/alias.txt: change " and ' to ` Denton Liu
2019-05-31 20:23 ` [PATCH 2/2] config/alias.txt: document alias accepting non-command first word Denton Liu
2019-06-05 12:37   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-06-05 20:10 ` Denton Liu [this message]
2019-06-05 20:10   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] config/alias.txt: change " and ' to ` Denton Liu
2019-06-05 20:10   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] config/alias.txt: document alias accepting non-command first word Denton Liu
2019-06-06 12:48   ` [PATCH v2 0/2] Doc: " Johannes Schindelin

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