Re: git version

From: A Large Angry SCM <>
Date: 2005-09-16 00:31:03
David Kågedal wrote:
> Why is "git --version" called so, and not "git version"?  It works
> just like any other command, except that it is implemented internally
> in the git script.
> The "git" command takes a subcommand that does some action or simply
> prints some informational output.  The "version" subcommand fits
> nicely into that, and I don't see any need to prepend "--" to it.

Consistency with other (non Git) commands was why I suggested the 
"--version" form when the discussion happened.
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Received on Fri Sep 16 00:31:50 2005

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