From: Jonathan Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Bert Wesarg bert.wesarg-at-googlemail.com |GitHub Public/Example Allow|" <email@example.com> Cc: Jonathan Gilbert via GitGitGadget <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Git Mailing List <email@example.com>, Jonathan Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Junio C Hamano <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/1] Allow the 'revert' option in Git Gui to operate on untracked files, deleting them Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:25:04 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAPSOpYsA9n6Y1vH1_+vRTCV7Mrvox4L2LpQmpXBnpH8ke0yDhQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <CAKPyHN3WEpVLnxYN5FsovW3G_borc+YrF05Npr0Wyvv6YhbcaQ@mail.gmail.com> That's kind of neat, I wasn't aware of that facet of Git Gui :-) But, it isn't quite the same feature: * It has to be manually set up on each installation. * It invokes an external process, I don't know if it's safe to assume that "rm" will work on all platforms (though I just tested it on my Windows installation and it worked). * It doesn't remove directories that it makes empty. * I don't see a way to bind it to a keyboard shortcut. That could just be me not knowing enough about custom tools, though. :-) * It only processes the first file selected. * If I select a tracked file, it will still delete it, and the feature I'm looking for is more of a "return repository to clean state" type function, like "revert" already is but extended to handle files that you can't actually "git revert". Thanks, Jonathan Gilbert On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 9:32 AM Bert Wesarg bert.wesarg-at-googlemail.com |GitHub Public/Example Allow| <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 7:58 PM Jonathan Gilbert via GitGitGadget > <email@example.com> 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 > > Best, > Bert > > > 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(-) > > > >
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2019-10-29 20:25 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-10-28 18:58 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 2019-10-29 20:25 ` Jonathan Gilbert [this message] 2019-10-29 20:33 ` Jonathan Gilbert 2019-10-29 21:43 ` Pratyush Yadav
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