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From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
To: Sam Vilain <sam.vilain@catalyst.net.nz>
Cc: Petr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix cg-commit -p to not touch the working tree
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 20:25:37 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7v8xf4atoe.fsf@assigned-by-dhcp.cox.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070212031923.D20B913A382@magnus.utsl.gen.nz> (Sam Vilain's message of "Mon, 12 Feb 2007 16:14:31 +1300")

Sam Vilain <sam.vilain@catalyst.net.nz> writes:

> Previously, the working tree state was modified with `patch', which
> was a fragile operation.  Do everything with `git-apply --cached
> --index' instead.

I do not use Cogito so I do not know what behaviour is wanted
here, but '--cached --index' is same as saying just '--cached'
as far as I know.  It will patch against the index and should
not touch working tree.  If the original used 'patch' to apply,
I suspect it wanted to touch the working tree (and possibly, it
wanted to leave the index alone?), so --cached might be
completely wrong thing to use here?

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-12  4:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-12  3:14 Sam Vilain
2007-02-12  4:25 ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2007-02-12 20:22   ` Sam Vilain
2007-02-12 22:01     ` Junio C Hamano

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