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From: Krzysztof Mazur <krzysiek@podlesie.net>
To: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] Add core.mode configuration
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:01:25 +0200
Message-ID: <20131015220125.GA14021@shrek.podlesie.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <525d8ebd19c67_5feab61e8037@nysa.notmuch>

On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 01:51:41PM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> 
> I don't see what is the problem. We haven't had the need for push.default =
> simplewarning, have we? If you want the warning, you don't change anything, if

simplewarning makes no sense, because push.default=simple sets exact
behavior, not some "next" behavior that may change in future.

For instance, I was very unhappy once, when git pull failed and said
that I should do git pull --merge.

> you want to specify something, you already know what you are doing.
> 
> > Maybe we should also add core.mode=next-warn that changes defaults like next
> > but keeps warnings enabled until the user accepts that change by setting
> > appropriate config option?
> 
> Maybe, but would you actually use that option?

No.

> 
> > That's safer than next (at least for interactive use) and maybe more users
> > would use that, but I don't think that's worth adding.
> 
> Maybe, but I don't think many users would use either mode, and that's good.
> 
> > For me, old behavior by default and warnings with information how to
> > enable new incompatible features, is sufficient. So I don't need
> > core.mode option, but as long it will be useful for other users I have
> > nothing against it.
> 
> OK, but that seems to mean you don't need core.mode = next-warn either. I'm not
> against adding such a mode, but I would like to hear about _somebody_ that
> would like to actually use it. I don't like to program for ghosts.
>

As I said earlier, I don't think that next-warn it's worth adding, but
such option might increase the number of people interested in the
core.mode.

Krzysiek

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-10-12  7:04 Felipe Contreras
2013-10-14 20:59 ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-14 21:35   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 12:35     ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-15 12:32       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 13:33         ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-15 13:29           ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 14:51             ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-15 16:59               ` John Szakmeister
2013-10-16  3:55                 ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16  7:09                   ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-16 19:31                     ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16 10:54                   ` John Szakmeister
2013-10-16 15:11                     ` John Szakmeister
2013-10-16 19:57                       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16 19:32                     ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16 22:02                       ` Philip Oakley
2013-10-16 23:06                         ` Jonathan Nieder
2013-10-17 19:48                           ` Philip Oakley
2013-10-17 21:08                           ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 18:51               ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-15 22:01                 ` Krzysztof Mazur [this message]
2013-10-16  4:03                   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-10-16  6:34                     ` Krzysztof Mazur
2013-10-16 19:28                       ` Felipe Contreras

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