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From: "Octavio Alvarez" <alvarezp@alvarezp.ods.org>
To: "Junio C Hamano" <gitster@pobox.com>,
	"David Kågedal" <davidk@lysator.liu.se>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, "David Aguilar" <davvid@gmail.com>,
	"Sverre Rabbelier" <srabbelier@gmail.com>,
	markus.heidelberg@web.de,
	"Felipe Contreras" <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH 0/2] New 'stage' command
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 00:38:18 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <op.urz95k0q4oyyg1@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7vy6ud4otd.fsf@gitster.siamese.dyndns.org>

On Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:30:54 -0700, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
>    - when you want to work with the index, you say --cached;
>
>    - when you want to work with both the index and the work tree at the
>      same time, you say --index.

This is where I also think the options are messed up.

If I want to work with the "index", shouldn't I use... uhh... "--index"?

If I want to work with both, shouldn't I use something like "--both"?

"And if --index works with the workcopy and index, will --cache use both,
the workcopy and the cache?"

To a new user like me, these options don't look like they refer to different
actions, but to different existing things. Those options say that there is
an index, and there is a cache.

(Now I learned all of this through reading the docs which is not hard, but
reading this from the man pages is not intuitive at all.)

      parent reply	other threads:[~2009-04-07  7:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-04-05 13:48 Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 13:48 ` [RFC/PATCH 1/2] git: remote stage Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 13:48   ` [RFC/PATCH 2/2] Add new 'git stage' script Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 19:02 ` [RFC/PATCH 0/2] New 'stage' command Junio C Hamano
2009-04-05 19:28   ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 19:33     ` Junio C Hamano
2009-04-05 19:59       ` Junio C Hamano
2009-04-05 20:41         ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 20:55           ` Jay Soffian
2009-04-05 22:06             ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 19:34     ` [RFC/PATCH 0/2] " Nicolas Sebrecht
2009-04-05 21:58 ` [RFC/PATCH 0/2] " Markus Heidelberg
2009-04-05 22:35   ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-05 23:06     ` Björn Steinbrink
2009-04-05 23:23       ` Markus Heidelberg
2009-04-06  9:48         ` Björn Steinbrink
2009-04-05 23:17     ` Markus Heidelberg
2009-04-05 23:22       ` Sverre Rabbelier
2009-04-05 23:45         ` Johannes Schindelin
2009-04-06  9:37           ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-06  3:24         ` David Aguilar
2009-04-06  5:17           ` Junio C Hamano
2009-04-06  5:53             ` David Aguilar
2009-04-06  6:18               ` Junio C Hamano
2009-04-06 13:20             ` David Kågedal
2009-04-06 13:42               ` David Kågedal
2009-04-06 18:30               ` Junio C Hamano
2009-04-06 19:13                 ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-06 19:25                   ` Björn Steinbrink
2009-04-07 10:01                     ` Felipe Contreras
2009-04-07 12:45                       ` Johannes Schindelin
2009-04-06 20:49                 ` Matthieu Moy
2009-04-07  0:55                   ` Junio C Hamano
     [not found]                 ` <87skkligzb.fsf@krank.kagedal.org>
2009-04-07  1:02                   ` Junio C Hamano
2009-04-07  8:39                     ` Octavio Alvarez
     [not found]                       ` <878wmcj1fs.fsf@krank.kagedal.org>
2009-04-07 15:01                         ` Octavio Alvarez
2009-04-07  1:36                 ` Stefan Karpinski
2009-04-07  7:38                 ` Octavio Alvarez [this message]

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