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From: Bert Wesarg <>
To: Jonathan Gilbert via GitGitGadget <>
Cc: Git Mailing List <>,
	Jonathan Gilbert <>,
	Junio C Hamano <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/1] Allow the 'revert' option in Git Gui to operate on untracked files, deleting them
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:29:00 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 7:58 PM Jonathan Gilbert via GitGitGadget
<> wrote:
> My development environment sometimes makes automatic changes that I don't
> want to keep. In some cases, this involves new files being added that I
> don't want to commit or keep. I have typically had to explicitly delete
> those files externally to Git Gui, and I want to be able to just select
> those newly-created untracked files and "revert" them into oblivion.

I have an entry in the 'Tools" menu for this called 'Delete':

[guitool "Delete"]
    cmd = rm -f \"$FILENAME\"
    noconsole = yes
    needsfile = yes
    confirm = yes


> This change updates the revert_helper function to check for untracked files
> as well as changes, and then any changes to be reverted and untracked files
> are handled by independent blocks of code. The user is prompted
> independently for untracked files, since the underlying action is
> fundamentally different (rm -f). If after deleting untracked files, the
> directory containing them becomes empty, then the directory is removed as
> well.
> This introduces new strings in index.tcl. I have been told that there is a
> separate process whereby the translations get updated.
> Jonathan Gilbert (1):
>   git-gui: Revert untracked files by deleting them
>  git-gui/lib/index.tcl | 139 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>  1 file changed, 104 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-10-29 14:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-28 18:58 [PATCH 0/1] Allow the 'revert' option in Git Gui to operate on untracked files, deleting them Jonathan Gilbert via GitGitGadget
2019-10-28 18:58 ` [PATCH 1/1] git-gui: Revert untracked files by " Jonathan Gilbert via GitGitGadget
2019-10-29 21:27   ` Pratyush Yadav
2019-10-29 23:52     ` Jonathan Gilbert
2019-10-29  0:12 ` [PATCH 0/1] Allow the 'revert' option in Git Gui to operate on untracked files, " brian m. carlson
2019-10-29  1:45   ` Jonathan Gilbert
2019-10-29 14:29 ` Bert Wesarg [this message]
2019-10-29 20:25   ` Jonathan Gilbert
2019-10-29 20:33     ` Jonathan Gilbert
2019-10-29 21:43     ` Pratyush Yadav

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