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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>,
	Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] rev-list --disk-usage
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 06:00:26 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YCUOSmnsJ4LLPFgK@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YCRpBCNJ2yNTbc2i@nand.local>

On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 06:15:16PM -0500, Taylor Blau wrote:

> > > I kind of feel sad to have a nice write-up like this only in the
> > > list archive.  Is there a section in our documentation set to keep
> > > collection of such a real-life use cases?  Perhaps the examples
> > > section of manpages is the closest thing, but it looks a bit too
> > > narrowly scoped for the example section of "rev-list" manpage.
> >
> > Agreed on both counts. If this gets put into a release, I suspect Taylor
> > would cover it in a release blog post. That is not quite the same thing
> > as having it in the documentation, but it may provide more search engine
> > boost than the list archive. I dunno.
> 
> Yeah, this is the perfect sort of thing for those blog posts.
> 
> But it makes sense to include some of these examples in our own
> documentation here, too. git-rev-list(1) doesn't have an EXAMPLES
> section, but maybe it should.

I think this is the "narrowly scoped" bit from Junio's response above.
It would be a bit weird to have an examples section for rev-list that
only mentions this rather obscure feature.

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-11 11:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-27 22:11 [PATCH 0/2] " Jeff King
2021-01-27 22:12 ` [PATCH 1/2] t: add --no-tag option to test_commit Jeff King
2021-01-27 22:48   ` Taylor Blau
2021-01-27 22:17 ` [PATCH 2/2] rev-list: add --disk-usage option for calculating disk usage Jeff King
2021-01-27 22:57   ` Taylor Blau
2021-01-27 23:34     ` Jeff King
2021-01-27 23:01   ` Kyle Meyer
2021-01-27 23:36     ` Jeff King
2021-01-27 23:07   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-01-27 23:39     ` Jeff King
2021-01-27 22:46 ` [PATCH 0/2] rev-list --disk-usage Taylor Blau
2021-02-09 10:52 ` [PATCH v2] " Jeff King
2021-02-09 10:52   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] t: add --no-tag option to test_commit Jeff King
2021-02-09 10:53   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] rev-list: add --disk-usage option for calculating disk usage Jeff King
2021-02-09 11:09   ` [PATCH v2] rev-list --disk-usage Jeff King
2021-02-09 21:14     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-10  9:38       ` Jeff King
2021-02-10  0:44   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-10  1:49     ` Taylor Blau
2021-02-10 10:01     ` Jeff King
2021-02-10 16:31       ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-10 20:38         ` Jeff King
2021-02-10 23:15           ` Taylor Blau
2021-02-11 11:00             ` Jeff King [this message]
2021-02-11 12:04               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-02-11 17:57                 ` Junio C Hamano
2021-02-17 23:31                 ` [PATCH 0/2] rev-list --disk-usage example docs Jeff King
2021-02-17 23:34                   ` [PATCH 1/2] docs/rev-list: add an examples section Jeff King
2021-02-17 23:35                   ` [PATCH 2/2] docs/rev-list: add some examples of --disk-usage Jeff King
2021-02-17 23:44                   ` [PATCH 0/2] rev-list --disk-usage example docs Taylor Blau

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