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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com>
Cc: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: RFC: Enable delayed responses to Git clean/smudge filter requests
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:48:49 -0800
Message-ID: <xmqqk2bni8ce.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <249EE7A4-F297-4537-92A9-0EF75A3B1AEE@gmail.com> (Lars Schneider's message of "Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:45:45 +0100")

Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com> writes:

> What way do you think is better from a maintenance point of view?
> I prefer option 2 but I fear that these "special" values could confuse
> future readers of the code.

I recall getting confused by the redefinition of the meaning of
return value from the grep_directory() function when we started
threading the working-tree grep codepath at around 5b594f457a;
compared to that, as long as the "special" (and "normal") values are
made symbolic constants, I do not think it is too bad.

  reply	other threads:[~2016-11-28 21:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-14 21:09 Lars Schneider
2016-11-15  1:03 ` Eric Wong
2016-11-15 14:29   ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-15 18:03     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-16  9:53       ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-16 18:15         ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-16 18:47           ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-16 19:19             ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-16 22:41         ` Jakub Narębski
2016-11-16 23:46           ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-17  9:19             ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-24 15:45       ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-28 21:48         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2016-11-15 18:27     ` Eric Wong
2017-01-09 20:44 ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-11 12:57   ` Lars Schneider

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