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Re: [PATCH] worktree add: add --lock option

On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 5:50 AM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy  <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> As explained in the document. This option has an advantage over the
>> command sequence "git worktree add && git worktree lock": there will be
>> no gap that somebody can accidentally "prune" the new worktree (or soon,
>> explicitly "worktree remove" it).
>> "worktree add" does keep a lock on while it's preparing the worktree.
>> If --lock is specified, this lock remains after the worktree is created.
>> Suggested-by: David Taylor <David.Taylor@xxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>>  A patch that adds --lock may look like this.
> This looks more like "I do believe the idea by David is a useful
> addition and here is how I did it to the best of my ability---let's
> make sure we polish it for eventual inclusion" than a mere "it may
> look like so---do whatever you want with it" patch.

It is a good addition, which is why I added tests and documents, so it
may have a chance for inclusion. I would not strongly defend it though
if there's objection.

> To me "git worktree add --lock" somehow sounds less correct than
> "git worktree add --locked", but I'd appreciate if natives can
> correct me.

That was my first choice too. Then I saw --detach (instead of
--detached). I didn't care much and went with a verb like the rest.