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Re: [PATCH 3/5] interpret-trailers: add an option to show only existing trailers




On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 5:24 AM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It can be useful to invoke interpret-trailers for the
> primary purpose of parsing existing trailers. But in that
> case, we don't want to apply existing ifMissing or ifExists
> rules from the config. Let's add a special mode where we
> avoid applying those rules. Coupled with --only-trailers,
> this gives us a reasonable parsing tool.

I have the impression that the name is slightly misleading
because 'only' just reduces the set. it does not enhance it.
(Do we have a configuration that says "remove this trailer
anytime"?)

So maybe this is rather worded as 'exact-trailers' ?