[Dctrl-tools-devel] Bug#525525: Bug#525525: Bug#525525: Bug#525525: [PATCH] grep-dctrl: add --compact option

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho antti-juhani at kaijanaho.fi
Thu Nov 3 18:58:42 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 02:33:50PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> If we really do think it's a compatibility issue, then is the right
> solution not to keep it as-is, and add a new "always separate" flag?

It's not that simple.  Of course there's a compatibility issue.  The question
is whether the compatibility interest trumps the consistency interest that
prompted this change.

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyväskylä, Finland

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