[Mono-dev] [mono/moon] [2 commits] fd3b2520: Add a checkout-mono target that parses the README and checks out the cor

Andreas Färber andreas.faerber at web.de
Fri Oct 8 10:47:55 EDT 2010


Am 07.10.2010 um 10:32 schrieb Rolf Bjarne Kvinge:

>> Firstly, the 'reset --hard' is an absolute no-no for a checkout.
>> Please use 'git checkout'.  'reset' modifies the branch metadata --
>> checkout only modifies the working tree.  'reset --hard' is a
>> too-convenient bludgeon that smashes your branch metadata and working
>> tree with one misleadingly simple command -- use with care.
> It's just a convenience target which does what the README says you  
> should do
> (which may be wrong/bad of course).

Experience shows, people don't read READMEs.
If it does a reset, better call it "reset-mono" or something.


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