Re: [PATCH] commit-tree: don't append a newline with -F
- Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:22:08 +0900
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] commit-tree: don't append a newline with -F
Ross Kabus <rkabus@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 9:35 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> commit-tree: do not complete line in -F input
>> "git commit-tree -F <file>", unlike "cat <file> | git
>> commit-tree" (i.e. feeding the same contents from the standard
>> input), added a missing final newline when the input ended in an
>> incomplete line.
>> Correct this inconsistency by leaving the incomplete line as-is,
>> as erring on the side of not touching the input is preferrable
>> and expected for a plumbing command like "commit-tree".
> That all makes sense to me and is clearer too, I like this change.
> Do I need to resubmit the patch or will you just use that text instead?
Unless the change is in the middle of a large series or require more
involved edit [*1*], it is perfectly fine to tell me the maintainer
to do these small menial changes on behalf of you---you explicitly
need to tell me what you want to happen, though.
*1* ... in which case we have a larger chance of the maintainer
screwing up while attempting to do so, and I'd prefer to see an
updated version posted on the list. That way, we can benefit
from extra set of eyeballs watching our exchange from the