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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Sergey Organov <sorganov@gmail.com>,
	Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] t4013: add expected failure for "log --patch --no-patch"
Date: Wed, 10 May 2023 15:39:23 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <645c0f0b9ba51_7b63e2943@chronos.notmuch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87wn1ggv8s.fsf@osv.gnss.ru>

Sergey Organov wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > Junio C Hamano wrote:
> >> Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> writes:
> >> > Sergey Organov <sorganov@gmail.com> writes:
> >> >
> >> >> --patch followed by --no-patch is to be a no-op according to the "git
> >> >> log" manual page.
> >> >
> >> > I briefly wondered if it is a bug in the documentation.
> >> > ... when "git log -p --raw" shows both patch and raw, I do not
> >> > think of a reason why "git log -p --raw --no-patch" should not
> >> > behave similarly.
> >> 
> >> So, to tie the loose ends, "log -p --raw --no-patch" and "log -p
> >> --stat --no-patch" do behave similarly.  Where my reaction was
> >> mistaken was that I did not read the manual page myself that clearly
> >> said it is the same as "-s" that suppresses diff output (where "diff
> >> output" is not limited to "patch"---diffstat is also output of "diff"),
> >> and incorrectly thought that "--no-patch" would countermand only
> >> "--patch" and nothing else.
> >
> > If Sergey, you, and me all agreed on what `--no-patch` should do
> > (without reading the manpage), isn't that an indication that that is the
> > expected behavior?
> >
> > The fact that the documentation documents some unexpected behavior,
> > doesn't mean it isn't a bug.
> >
> > I would say it's a documented bug.
> 
> Yep, it is. Chances are this will end-up in the "won't fix" category
> though, similar to unfortunate '-m'.

Probably.

> In which case I think it's better to explicitly mark it in the documentation
> as such: won't fix.

Agreed.

-- 
Felipe Contreras

      reply	other threads:[~2023-05-10 21:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-05-03 13:41 [PATCH] t4013: add expected failure for "log --patch --no-patch" Sergey Organov
2023-05-03 16:57 ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-03 17:31   ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-03 18:07     ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-03 18:32       ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-03 19:49       ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-04 15:50       ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-04 18:24         ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-04 20:53           ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-04 21:37             ` Re* " Junio C Hamano
2023-05-04 23:10               ` [PATCH] diff: fix behaviour of the "-s" option Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05  5:28                 ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05 16:51                   ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-09  1:16                   ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-05  8:32                 ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-05 16:31                   ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05 17:07                     ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-05 16:59                 ` [PATCH v2] diff: fix interaction between the "-s" option and other options Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05 17:41                   ` Eric Sunshine
2023-05-05 19:01                     ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05 21:19                   ` [PATCH 0/2] dirstat: leakfix Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05 21:19                     ` [PATCH 1/2] diff: refactor common tail part of dirstat computation Junio C Hamano
2023-05-05 21:19                     ` [PATCH 2/2] diff: plug leaks in dirstat Junio C Hamano
2023-05-09  0:38                   ` [PATCH v2] diff: fix interaction between the "-s" option and other options Felipe Contreras
2023-05-09  1:22                     ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-09  3:50                       ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-10  4:26                         ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-10 23:16                           ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-10 23:41                             ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-11  1:25                               ` Jeff King
2023-05-13  3:07                                 ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-11  1:50                             ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-13  5:32                               ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-09  1:34           ` [PATCH] t4013: add expected failure for "log --patch --no-patch" Felipe Contreras
2023-05-10 13:54             ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-10 21:54               ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-09  1:03         ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-04 18:07   ` Junio C Hamano
2023-05-04 18:26     ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-09  1:07     ` Felipe Contreras
2023-05-10 13:40       ` Sergey Organov
2023-05-10 21:39         ` Felipe Contreras [this message]

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