RE: [PATCH v1 11/11] doc: promote "git restore"
- Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:11:54 -0400
- From: "Randall S. Becker" <rsbecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [PATCH v1 11/11] doc: promote "git restore"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: git-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <git-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf
> Of Elijah Newren
> Sent: March 9, 2019 14:38
> To: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Git Mailing List <git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Junio C Hamano
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 11/11] doc: promote "git restore"
> On Fri, Mar 8, 2019 at 2:17 AM Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
> <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The new command "git restore" (together with "git switch") are added
> > to avoid the confusion of one-command-do-all "git checkout" for new
> > users. They are also helpful to avoid ambiguation context.
> s/ambiguation/ambiguous/ or s/ambiguation context/ambiguity/?
> > For these reasons, promote it everywhere possible. This includes
> > documentation, suggestions/advice from other commands.
> > One nice thing about git-restore is the ability to restore
> > "everything", so it can be used in "git status" advice instead of both
> > "git checkout" and "git reset". The three commands suggested by "git
> > status" are add, rm and restore.
> > "git checkout" is also removed from "git help" (i.e. it's no longer
> > considered a commonly used command)
Just curious: At what point did git checkout become not commonly used? Git switch and git restore are not yet in git as of 2.21.0, which is rather current. Maybe I missed a thread.