[ET Trac] [Einstein Toolkit] #261: GetComponents misleading warning message

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Tue Feb 8 16:14:26 CST 2011

#261: GetComponents misleading warning message
  Reporter:  bmundim        |       Owner:  eric9           
      Type:  defect         |      Status:  reopened        
  Priority:  minor          |   Milestone:                  
 Component:  GetComponents  |     Version:                  
Resolution:                 |    Keywords:  warning messages

Comment (by bmundim):

 Replying to [comment:5 bmundim]:
 > Replying to [comment:4 eric9]:
 > > Ah of course it wouldn't be available on earlier versions of git. Can
 you tell me if the --porcelain option is available on It provides
 similar functionality as --short.

 I would change from --short to --porcelain. The --porcelain option is
 supposed to be safe for scripts.

 >  Machines/Git version:
 >  Ranger/
 >  Kraken/
 >  BlueDrop/
 I filed a ticket to upgrade the git version installed on Ranger. Now we
 have git 1.7.4
 there and this issue is gone, of course. I encourage others to do the same
 with their production machines in case this issue affects them too.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.einsteintoolkit.org/ticket/261#comment:6>
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