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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: "george espinoza via GitGitGadget" <>
Cc:, George Espinoza <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] [Outreachy] merge-ours: include parse-options
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 11:05:53 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (george espinoza via GitGitGadget's message of "Mon, 28 Oct 2019 23:42:29 +0000")

"george espinoza via GitGitGadget" <> writes:

> From: george espinoza <>
> Teach this command which currently handles its own argv to use
> parse-options instead because parse-options helps make sure we handle
> user input like -h in a standardized way across the project.

Sorry, but why do we even want to do this?  merge-ours is an
implementation detail of "git merge" and is never run directly by

I am not sure why it even needs "-h" in the first place, but that is
already there, so letting sleeping dog lie would be what I would

Is there a plan to add some -Xmerge-backend-option to this program,
and would use of parse-options API make it easier?  That would be a
good reason to start using it in this program, but otherwise...

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-10-30  2:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-28 23:42 [PATCH 0/1] [Outreachy] merge-ours: include a parse-option George Espinoza via GitGitGadget
2019-10-28 23:42 ` [PATCH 1/1] [Outreachy] merge-ours: include parse-options george espinoza via GitGitGadget
2019-10-29 12:56   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-10-29 20:42   ` Emily Shaffer
2019-10-30  9:43     ` George Espinoza
2019-10-30  2:05   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2019-10-30  9:53     ` George Espinoza
2019-10-30 21:58     ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-02  4:14       ` Junio C Hamano

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