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From: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
To: Michael Haggerty <mhagger@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>, Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>, Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>, David Turner <novalis@novalis.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 04/24] refs: convert update_ref and refs_update_ref to use struct object_id
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:42:32 +0000
Message-ID: <20171012084232.gag72xmflhpsk6wo@genre.crustytoothpaste.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9d4c3854-38fb-d5b4-0436-0eee707201ab@alum.mit.edu>

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On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 08:33:46AM +0200, Michael Haggerty wrote:
> On 10/09/2017 03:11 AM, brian m. carlson wrote:
> > diff --git a/refs.c b/refs.c
> > index 0a5b68d6fb..51942df7b3 100644
> > --- a/refs.c
> > +++ b/refs.c
> > [...]
> > @@ -1003,12 +995,12 @@ int refs_update_ref(struct ref_store *refs, const char *msg,
> >  	int ret = 0;
> >  
> >  	if (ref_type(refname) == REF_TYPE_PSEUDOREF) {
> > -		assert(refs == get_main_ref_store());
> 
> Was the deletion of the line above intentional?

No, that would not have been intentional.  (I would have mentioned it in
the commit message if it were.)  I probably accidentally deleted a line
in my editor.  Will fix.

> > -		ret = write_pseudoref(refname, new_sha1, old_sha1, &err);
> > +		ret = write_pseudoref(refname, new_oid, old_oid, &err);
> 
> This is not new to your code, but I just noticed a problem here.
> `refs_update_ref()` is documented, via its reference to
> `ref_transaction_update()`, to allow `new_sha1` (i.e., now `new_oid`) to
> be NULL. (NULL signifies that the value of the reference shouldn't be
> changed.)
> 
> But `write_pseudoref()` dereferences its `oid` argument unconditionally,
> so this call would fail if `new_oid` is NULL.
> 
> This has all been the case since `write_pseudoref()` was introduced in
> 74ec19d4be (pseudorefs: create and use pseudoref update and delete
> functions, 2015-07-31).
> 
> In my opinion, `write_pseudoref()` is broken. It should accept NULL as
> its `oid` argument.

I can stuff a patch in for that.
-- 
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Thread overview: 52+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-09  1:11 [PATCH v2 00/24] object_id part 10 brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 01/24] walker: convert to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 22:37   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 02/24] refs/files-backend: convert struct ref_to_prune to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 22:38   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 03/24] refs: convert delete_ref and refs_delete_ref to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 22:43   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 04/24] refs: convert update_ref and refs_update_ref to use " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 22:57   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-11  6:33   ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-12  8:42     ` brian m. carlson [this message]
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 05/24] refs: update ref transactions " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 23:13   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-11  6:58   ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 06/24] Convert check_connected " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 23:20   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 07/24] refs: convert resolve_refdup and refs_resolve_refdup to " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09 23:36   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-10  1:16   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 08/24] refs: convert read_ref and read_ref_full to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-10  1:35   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 09/24] refs: convert dwim_ref and expand_ref to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-10  2:03   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 10/24] builtin/reflog: convert remaining unsigned char uses to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-10  2:15   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 11/24] refs: convert dwim_log to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-10  2:18   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 12/24] pack-bitmap: convert traverse_bitmap_commit_list to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-10  2:19   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 13/24] builtin/pack-objects: convert to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-10  2:24   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 14/24] refs: convert peel_ref " brian m. carlson
2017-10-11  8:00   ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 15/24] refs: convert read_ref_at " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 16/24] refs: convert reflog_expire parameter " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 17/24] sha1_file: convert index_path and index_fd " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 18/24] Convert remaining callers of resolve_gitlink_ref to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 19/24] refs: convert resolve_gitlink_ref to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 20/24] worktree: convert struct worktree to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 21/24] refs: convert resolve_ref_unsafe to struct object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-11  8:23   ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 22/24] refs: convert peel_object " brian m. carlson
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 23/24] refs: convert read_raw_ref backends " brian m. carlson
2017-10-11  8:30   ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-09  1:11 ` [PATCH v2 24/24] refs/files-backend: convert static functions to object_id brian m. carlson
2017-10-11  8:36   ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-09 18:00 ` [PATCH v2 00/24] object_id part 10 Stefan Beller
2017-10-09 22:44 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-11 10:05 ` Michael Haggerty
2017-10-11 10:42   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-12  8:46   ` brian m. carlson
2017-10-12  9:58     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-12 10:22       ` brian m. carlson

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