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From: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
To: "Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy" <pclouds@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Add "git rebase --show-patch"
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:26:31 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87d11vwniw.fsf@evledraar.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180126095520.919-1-pclouds@gmail.com>


On Fri, Jan 26 2018, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy jotted:

> When a conflict happens during a rebase, you often need to look at the
> original patch to see what the changes are. This requires opening your
> favourite pager with some random path inside $GIT_DIR.
>
> This series makes that experience a bit better, by providing a command
> to read the patch. This is along the line of --edit-todo and --quit
> where you can just tell git what to do and not bother with details.
>
> My main focus is "git rebase", but because rebase uses "git am" behind
> the scene, "git am" gains --show-patch option too.
>
> There was something more I wanted to do, like coloring to the patch.
> But that probably will come later. I'll try to merge these two
> 21-months-old patches first.

This is only tangentially related to what you're doing, but I've long
wanted to add a commit.verbose config option to emulate `git commit
--verbose`, and furthermore to show the patch in rebase under "reword",
"squash" etc.

There's been so many times when I start editing the todo list, and
reword this or that, only to forget (because I don't have good commit
messages yet) what the patch is even about, and then switch to a
terminal, "git show" etc.

I'm just mentioning that here because if and when we have such a
feature, I think the --show-patch option is going to be very confusing,
people might want to enable this thing I'm talking about, but find that
--show-patch is something else entirely.

I don't know a good solution to that, just putting that out there.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-01-27 11:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-26  9:55 [PATCH 0/2] Add "git rebase --show-patch" Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-26  9:55 ` [PATCH 1/2] am: add --show-patch Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-26  9:55 ` [PATCH 2/2] rebase: " Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-26 11:12   ` Phillip Wood
2018-01-26 11:22     ` Duy Nguyen
2018-01-30 11:15       ` Phillip Wood
2018-01-26 19:11   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-27  1:42     ` Duy Nguyen
2018-01-26 18:47 ` [PATCH 0/2] Add "git rebase --show-patch" Tim Landscheidt
2018-01-27  1:45   ` Duy Nguyen
2018-01-27 11:26 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [this message]
2018-01-29 15:09 ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-01-30  9:10   ` Duy Nguyen
2018-01-30 12:32     ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-01-30 20:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-01  2:06         ` Tim Landscheidt
2018-01-31  9:30 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-31  9:30   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] am: add --show-current-patch Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-31  9:40     ` Eric Sunshine
2018-01-31 22:59       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-02  9:25         ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-02  9:46           ` Eric Sunshine
2018-02-02  9:53             ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-02 18:56           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-31  9:30   ` [PATCH] gitignore.txt: elaborate shell glob syntax Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-31 23:22     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-01  9:59       ` Duy Nguyen
2018-01-31  9:30   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] rebase: add --show-current-patch Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-31  9:30   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] rebase: introduce and use pseudo-ref ORIG_COMMIT Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-01-31 23:18     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-01 10:02       ` Duy Nguyen
2018-02-02 19:00         ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-01 11:05     ` Phillip Wood
2018-02-11  9:43   ` [PATCH v3 0/3] Add "git rebase --show-current-patch" Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-02-11  9:43     ` [PATCH v3 1/3] am: add --show-current-patch Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-02-11  9:43     ` [PATCH v3 2/3] rebase: " Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-02-11  9:43     ` [PATCH v3 3/3] rebase: introduce and use pseudo-ref REBASE_HEAD Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2018-02-22  0:21     ` [PATCH v3 0/3] Add "git rebase --show-current-patch" Junio C Hamano
2018-02-22  0:54       ` Tim Landscheidt
2018-02-23 10:20         ` Duy Nguyen

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