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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Conrad Irwin <conrad.irwin@gmail.com>,
	Sitaram Chamarty <sitaramc@gmail.com>,
	Michael J Gruber <git@drmicha.warpmail.net>,
	Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <pclouds@gmail.com>,
	"Brian M . Carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rev-parse: match @{u}, @{push} and ^{<type>} case-insensitively
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:43:31 -0400
Message-ID: <20170321194330.5nghzisbud5yy6wq@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACBZZX6g694p9WkiK75+HJCLUPwjpdQhjBrAU713KahAKm53hA@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 08:19:34PM +0100, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 11:34 PM, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
> <avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > The new starts_with_case() function is a copy of the existing adjacent
> > starts_with(), just with a tolower() in the "else if".
> > [...]
> > +int starts_with_case(const char *str, const char *prefix)
> > +{
> > +       for (; ; str++, prefix++)
> > +               if (!*prefix)
> > +                       return 1;
> > +               else if (tolower(*str) != tolower(*prefix))
> > +                       return 0;
> > +}
> > +
> >  /*
> 
> One thing I'd like feedback on is whether I should be adding this to
> strbuf.c. There are >300 uses of starts_with(), but sha1_name.c will
> be the only one using this modified starts_with_case() function.
> Wouldn't it be better to just add it to sha1_name.c rather than
> expanding the strbuf API with something that'll likely be used by
> nothing else for a while?

I was thinking that I had written this same function before (in a patch
that didn't end up merged), but it was actually the related
skip_prefix_icase(). I'm fine with it either next to starts_with() or as
a static next to its callers.

-Peff

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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-18 22:34 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-19  9:19 ` Duy Nguyen
2017-03-19 10:04   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-19 12:55 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-19 14:26   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-19 22:53     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-26 12:16       ` [PATCH v2 0/3] rev-parse case insensitivity & @{p} synonym Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-26 12:16       ` [PATCH v2 1/3] rev-parse: match @{upstream}, @{u} and @{push} case-insensitively Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-27  0:27         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-27 11:16           ` [PATCH v3] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-27 17:45             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-27 18:05               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-26 12:16       ` [PATCH v2 2/3] rev-parse: add @{p} as a synonym for @{push} Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-27  2:53         ` Jeff King
2017-03-27  7:52           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-26 12:16       ` [PATCH v2 3/3] rev-parse: match ^{<type>} case-insensitively Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-27  0:36         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-27  2:58           ` Jeff King
2017-03-27  5:39             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-27  7:11               ` Jeff King
2017-03-27  7:33             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-21 19:19 ` [PATCH] rev-parse: match @{u}, @{push} and " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-21 19:26   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-21 19:43   ` Jeff King [this message]

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