Re: [RFC] git-fsck-cache argument processing

From: Sean <seanlkml@sympatico.ca>
Date: 2005-05-22 06:46:08
On Sat, May 21, 2005 3:47 pm, Linus Torvalds said:
> On Fri, 20 May 2005, Sean wrote:
>>
>>  -u, --unreachable      Show missing objects or deltas
>
> That's the wrong description.
>
> fsck always shows missing objects, but "--unreachable" makes it also show
> objects that cannot be reached from any of the references (either passed
> in on the command line, or the implicit references we take if no explicit
> reference is given).
>
> So in many ways, "--unreachable" is about the _reverse_ of showing missing
> objects: it's about showing _extraneous_ objects that aren't needed by the
> ref that was passed in.

Right, fixed up in attached patch which basically punts with a description
of   "Show unreachable objects", and leaves it to the documentation to do
better.

Sean



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