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Re: [PATCH] t1200: remove t1200-tutorial.sh


Stefan Beller wrote:

> Nowadays there are better tutorials out there such as "Git from bottom up"
> or others, easily found online. Additionally to that a tutorial in our
> test suite is not as easy to discover as e.g. online tutorials.
> This test/tutorial was discovered by the patch author in the effort to
> migrate our tests in preparation to switch the hashing function.
> Transforming this tutorial to be agnostic of the underlying hash function
> would hurt its readability, hence being even less useful as a tutorial.
> Instead delete this test as
> (a) the functionality is tested elsewhere as well and
> (b) reducing the test suite to its core improves performance, which
>     aids developers in keeping their development velocity.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  t/t1200-tutorial.sh | 268 ----------------------------------------------------
>  1 file changed, 268 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100755 t/t1200-tutorial.sh

Interesting.  When I first saw the diffstat I assumed you were talking
about a test that validates the examples in some manpage are correct.
But this is not that.

There indeed appear to be other good tests for these commands, even
"git whatchanged", so for what it's worth,

Reviewed-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx>