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Re: [PATCH 1/7] api-builtin.txt: document SUPPORT_SUPER_PREFIX




On 07/10, Martin Ågren wrote:
> Commit 74866d75 ("git: make super-prefix option", 2016-10-07) introduced
> SUPPORT_SUPER_PREFIX as a builtin flag without documenting it in
> api-builtin.txt. The next patch will add another flag, so document
> SUPPORT_SUPER_PREFIX, thereby bringing the documentation up to date with
> the available flags.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Martin Ågren <martin.agren@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt b/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt
> index 22a39b929..60f442822 100644
> --- a/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/technical/api-builtin.txt
> @@ -42,6 +42,10 @@ where options is the bitwise-or of:
>  	on bare repositories.
>  	This only makes sense when `RUN_SETUP` is also set.
>  
> +`SUPPORT_SUPER_PREFIX`::
> +
> +	The builtin supports --super-prefix.
> +
>  . Add `builtin/foo.o` to `BUILTIN_OBJS` in `Makefile`.
>  
>  Additionally, if `foo` is a new command, there are 3 more things to do:

I added SUPER_PREFIX as an implementation detail when trying to recurse
submodules using multiple processes.  Now that we have a 'struct
repository' my plan is to remove SUPER_PREFIX in its entirety.  Since
this won't happen overnight it may still take a bit till its removed so
maybe it makes sense to better document it until that happens?

Either way I think that this sort of Documention better lives in the
code as it is easier to keep up to date.  Last time I tried to look at
stuff in Documentation/technical the files were either place holders or
completely out of date with what the code did.

-- 
Brandon Williams