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Re: [PATCH v2] glossary: add definition for overlay




On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 6:30 AM Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Add a definition for what overlay means in the context of git, to
> clarify the recently introduced overlay-mode in git checkout.
>
> Helped-by: Elijah Newren <newren@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>
> v2 addresses Elijah's comments (thanks!), using the wording he
> suggested in [*1*], which I agree is slightly better, as no-overlay
> mode doesn't touch untracked files.

It could overwrite untracked files (e.g. the file is present in the
source, but not tracked) but never delete them. But I think it's the
little detail that we could skip.
-- 
Duy