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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] the cat-file -e option doesn't work as documented
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:50:22 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq7esp1lrl.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqbmi11m2l.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (Junio C. Hamano's message of "Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:43:46 -0800")

Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> writes:

> I am kind of confused.  
>
> When the doc there says "no output", I read it as "no output", and
> no other restriction (like suppressing an error diagnosis, which is
> not even sent to the standard output stream).

Ah, OK, so you were saying with 1/2 that "output" could mean
"something sent to standard error stream" as well and can be helped
with a more explicit clarification.  Makes sense to me (sort-of).


      reply	other threads:[~2018-01-10 20:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-10 12:55 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-01-10 12:55 ` [PATCH 1/2] cat-file doc: document that -e will return some output Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-01-10 21:38   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-10 22:09     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-10 12:55 ` [PATCH 2/2] cat-file: -e should not emit output on stderr Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-01-10 20:43 ` [PATCH 0/2] the cat-file -e option doesn't work as documented Junio C Hamano
2018-01-10 20:50   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]

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