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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] "tla commit" generates a patch-set even if there ar

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] "tla commit" generates a patch-set even if there are no changes
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 15:43:18 -0400
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On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 02:51:52PM -0400, James Blackwell wrote:
> > IMHO it should complain that there are no changes and
> > exit(-1), what it it good for generating an empty
> > patch-set.  (o.k. there is a log in the patch-set but
> > nothing else ;-/)
> Not so. :) 
> Here's two reasons: 

Those are easily handled with an option to force a commit even when there
are no changes (ala CVS), e.g., --force.

I agree with the original poster, commit should by default err on the side of
not committing (in general!).

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