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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <>
	"Luc Van Oostenryck" <>,
	"Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] gc docs: change --keep-base-pack to --keep-largest-pack
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 11:43:59 -0800
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (=?utf-8?B?IsOGdmFy?= =?utf-8?B?IEFybmZqw7Zyw7A=?= Bjarmason"'s message of "Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:55:21 +0100")

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <> writes:

> The --keep-base-pack option never existed in git.git. It was the name
> for the --keep-largest-pack option in earlier revisions of that series
> before it landed as ae4e89e549 ("gc: add --keep-largest-pack option",
> 2018-04-15).

Is it a sign that this hasn't been used by or useful to our users
that this documentation bug did not get noticed by anybody for the
past 30 months, I wonder.

"git gc -h" does report the option with correct name, which is the
beauty of automation ;-)

Thanks, both.  Will queue, together with [2/2] which also makes

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-21 19:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-06 21:49 gc docs: git gc --keep-base-pack ? Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-11-20 11:55 ` [PATCH 1/2] gc docs: change --keep-base-pack to --keep-largest-pack Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2020-11-21 19:43   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-11-23 10:18     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2020-11-20 11:55 ` [PATCH 2/2] gc: rename keep_base_pack variable for --keep-largest-pack Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

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