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Re: should "git bisect" support "git bisect next?"


On 11/11/2017 03:38 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Christian Couder <christian.couder@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> On Sat, Nov 11, 2017 at 12:42 PM, Robert P. J. Day
>> <rpjday@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>   the man page for "git bisect" makes no mention of "git bisect next",
>>> but the script git-bisect.sh does:
>> Yeah the following patch was related:
>> https://public-inbox.org/git/1460294354-7031-2-git-send-email-s-beyer@xxxxxxx/
>> You might want to discuss with Stephan (cc'ed).
> Thanks for saving me time to explain why 'next' is still a very
> important command but the end users do not actually need to be
> strongly aware of it, because most commands automatically invokes it
> as their final step due to the importance of what it does ;-)

I will nonetheless re-roll the patch (that Christian linked to)
after Pranit's bisect part II series is in good shape. I think the
documentation change in the patch shows why the user should be aware of
it (although not strongly).