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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Sergey Organov <sorganov@gmail.com>
Cc: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	"Elijah Newren" <newren@gmail.com>,
	"Gábor Farkas" <gabor.farkas@gmail.com>,
	"Git Mailing List" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: git switch/restore, still experimental?
Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 10:39:28 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqk0oc1vzj.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87sg3155dt.fsf@osv.gnss.ru> (Sergey Organov's message of "Wed, 05 May 2021 22:48:14 +0300")

Sergey Organov <sorganov@gmail.com> writes:

> Isn't --merge a different (and inferior) way to achieve what we already
> have elsewhere with --autostash? Does it make sense to get rid of --merge
> here in favor of --autostash?

Not really.

The "--autostash" might appear to be applicable to cases that can
induce larger conflict, but once the diversion gets larger than what
one comfortably can deal with "checkout -m", the user is better off
to work by forking a branch there and create a WIP commit, than deal
with the stash.  So if anything, I'd rather get rid of "--autostash"
than "-m", to help users get in a better work habit.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-06  1:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-04 10:32 Gábor Farkas
2021-05-04 19:54 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-05  3:46 ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-05  4:01   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-05 11:09   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-05 17:46     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-05 19:26       ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-05 19:48     ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-06  1:39       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-05-06 15:19         ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-06 10:05       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-06 14:29         ` Sergey Organov
2021-05-06  2:16     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-06 10:02       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-10 11:04         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-10 18:27           ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-06 11:00       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-06 15:26         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-06 21:55           ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-10 10:58             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-11  7:15               ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-05 14:18   ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-05-05 14:26     ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-06  1:15       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-05 17:52     ` Felipe Contreras

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