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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] pull --rebase=<type>: allow single-letter abbreviations for the type
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:59:54 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqh8k7nu4l.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d2ba1e6bef9d6d4eabc8eaa60435dcae1105fd07.1533410586.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com> (Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget's message of "Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:23:09 -0700 (PDT)")

"Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
writes:

> From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
>
> Git for Windows' original 4aa8b8c8283 (Teach 'git pull' to handle
> --rebase=interactive, 2011-10-21) had support for the very convenient
> abbreviation
>
> 	git pull --rebase=i
>
> which was later lost when it was ported to the builtin `git pull`, and
> it was not introduced before the patch eventually made it into Git as
> f5eb87b98dd (pull: allow interactive rebase with --rebase=interactive,
> 2016-01-13).
>
> However, it is *really* a useful short hand for the occasional rebasing
> pull on branches that do not usually want to be rebased.
>
> So let's reintroduce this convenience, at long last.
>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
> ---

Makes sense, whether this patch is adding back what in the past
existed only in the Windows port but lost, and whether the lossage
was long time ago or in just a few releases go, or it is adding a
complete new feature for that matter.  This looks like a good
short-hand.

Will queue.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-08-06 20:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-04 19:23 [PATCH 0/1] Support git pull --rebase=i <remote> <branch> Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2018-08-04 19:23 ` [PATCH 1/1] pull --rebase=<type>: allow single-letter abbreviations for the type Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2018-08-06 19:59   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-08-07 12:02     ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-08-07 19:28   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-08-08 19:51     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-08 22:19       ` Junio C Hamano

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