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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: "Đoàn Trần Công Danh" <congdanhqx@gmail.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/2] extend --abbrev support to diff-patch format
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 08:06:07 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq364uee1s.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200810100038.GB37030@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Mon, 10 Aug 2020 06:00:38 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> On Sun, Aug 09, 2020 at 12:01:35PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>
>> Đoàn Trần Công Danh  <congdanhqx@gmail.com> writes:
>> 
>> > Đoàn Trần Công Danh (2):
>> >   revision: differentiate if --no-abbrev asked explicitly
>> >   diff: extend --abbrev support to diff-patch format
>> 
>> It was not clear, at least to me at all, what these patches are
>> trying to achieve (i.e. what end-users appreciate) until I saw the
>> code change X-<.
>> 
>> The changes to fill_metainfo() make sense to me.  It just needs log
>> messages that explain the intent better.  They do not even make it
>> clear that they want to make the abbreviation length of the object
>> names on the "index $from..$to $mode" lines configurable.
>
> After reading the original including cover letter, I'm still confused
> using why --full-index is not the solution for most cases. Perhaps that
> would be worth touching on, as well.

True.  

Presumably you could force some stability without sacrificing line
length limit by using --abbrev=12 instead of --full-index but I do
not think it is such a big deal.  But it does look odd that we use
a special/single-purpose option --full-index to control the length
only for those two object names on the "index" line, when all the
other object names we see are controlled with the --abbrev option.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-08-10 15:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-09  2:19 Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-09  2:19 ` [RFC PATCH 1/2] revision: differentiate if --no-abbrev asked explicitly Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-09  2:19 ` [RFC PATCH 2/2] diff: extend --abbrev support to diff-patch format Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-09 19:01 ` [RFC PATCH 0/2] " Junio C Hamano
2020-08-10 10:00   ` Jeff King
2020-08-10 12:31     ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-10 15:15       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-10 15:27         ` Jeff King
2020-08-11  0:33           ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-11  5:22             ` Jeff King
2020-08-11 12:07               ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-10 15:06     ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-08-11 11:49 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] diff: index-line: respect --abbrev in object's name Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-11 11:49   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] revision: differentiate if --no-abbrev asked explicitly Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-11 18:54     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-11 11:49   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] diff: index-line: respect --abbrev in object's name Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-14  0:23 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] " Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-14  0:23   ` [PATCH v3 1/2] revision: differentiate if --no-abbrev asked explicitly Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-14  0:50     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-14  0:59       ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-14  1:06         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-14 14:50           ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-19 22:50             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-14  0:23   ` [PATCH v3 2/2] diff: index-line: respect --abbrev in object's name Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-14 15:18     ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-08-14 17:00       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-14 18:59         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-15  0:21           ` brian m. carlson
2020-08-15  2:27             ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-17 16:17               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-20  4:56               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-20 12:35 ` [PATCH v4 0/2] " Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-20 12:35   ` [PATCH v4 1/2] t4013: improve diff-post-processor logic Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-20 19:49     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-21 12:05       ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-21 15:44         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-20 12:35   ` [PATCH v4 2/2] diff: index-line: respect --abbrev in object's name Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-20 19:58     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-21 11:51 ` [PATCH v5 0/2] " Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-21 11:51   ` [PATCH v5 1/2] t4013: improve diff-post-processor logic Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-08-21 11:51   ` [PATCH v5 2/2] diff: index-line: respect --abbrev in object's name Đoàn Trần Công Danh

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