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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: gitster@pobox.com
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, jrnieder@gmail.com, jungjw@google.com,
	sbeller@google.com
Subject: [PATCH] submodule helper: convert relative URL to absolute URL if needed
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:27:03 -0700
Message-ID: <20181016172703.134901-1-sbeller@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq4ldm1nh6.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com>

The submodule helper update_clone called by "git submodule update",
clones submodules if needed. As submodules used to have the URL indicating
if they were active, the step to resolve relative URLs was done in the
"submodule init" step. Nowadays submodules can be configured active without
calling an explicit init, e.g. via configuring submodule.active.

When trying to obtain submodules that are set active this way, we'll
fallback to the URL found in the .gitmodules, which may be relative to the
superproject, but we do not resolve it, yet:

    git clone https://gerrit.googlesource.com/gerrit
    cd gerrit && grep url .gitmodules
	url = ../plugins/codemirror-editor
	...
    git config submodule.active .
    git submodule update
    fatal: repository '../plugins/codemirror-editor' does not exist
    fatal: clone of '../plugins/codemirror-editor' into submodule path '/tmp/gerrit/plugins/codemirror-editor' failed
    Failed to clone 'plugins/codemirror-editor'. Retry scheduled
    [...]
    fatal: clone of '../plugins/codemirror-editor' into submodule path '/tmp/gerrit/plugins/codemirror-editor' failed
    Failed to clone 'plugins/codemirror-editor' a second time, aborting
    [...]

To resolve the issue, factor out the function that resolves the relative
URLs in "git submodule init" (in the submodule helper in the init_submodule
function) and call it at the appropriate place in the update_clone helper.

Reported-by: Jaewoong Jung <jungjw@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
---
 builtin/submodule--helper.c | 51 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
 t/t7400-submodule-basic.sh  | 24 +++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 58 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/builtin/submodule--helper.c b/builtin/submodule--helper.c
index f6fb8991f3..13c2e4b556 100644
--- a/builtin/submodule--helper.c
+++ b/builtin/submodule--helper.c
@@ -584,6 +584,26 @@ static int module_foreach(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
 	return 0;
 }
 
+static char *compute_submodule_clone_url(const char *rel_url)
+{
+	char *remoteurl, *relurl;
+	char *remote = get_default_remote();
+	struct strbuf remotesb = STRBUF_INIT;
+
+	strbuf_addf(&remotesb, "remote.%s.url", remote);
+	if (git_config_get_string(remotesb.buf, &remoteurl)) {
+		warning(_("could not look up configuration '%s'. Assuming this repository is its own authoritative upstream."), remotesb.buf);
+		remoteurl = xgetcwd();
+	}
+	relurl = relative_url(remoteurl, rel_url, NULL);
+
+	free(remote);
+	free(remoteurl);
+	strbuf_release(&remotesb);
+
+	return relurl;
+}
+
 struct init_cb {
 	const char *prefix;
 	unsigned int flags;
@@ -634,21 +654,9 @@ static void init_submodule(const char *path, const char *prefix,
 		/* Possibly a url relative to parent */
 		if (starts_with_dot_dot_slash(url) ||
 		    starts_with_dot_slash(url)) {
-			char *remoteurl, *relurl;
-			char *remote = get_default_remote();
-			struct strbuf remotesb = STRBUF_INIT;
-			strbuf_addf(&remotesb, "remote.%s.url", remote);
-			free(remote);
-
-			if (git_config_get_string(remotesb.buf, &remoteurl)) {
-				warning(_("could not lookup configuration '%s'. Assuming this repository is its own authoritative upstream."), remotesb.buf);
-				remoteurl = xgetcwd();
-			}
-			relurl = relative_url(remoteurl, url, NULL);
-			strbuf_release(&remotesb);
-			free(remoteurl);
-			free(url);
-			url = relurl;
+			char *oldurl = url;
+			url = compute_submodule_clone_url(oldurl);
+			free(oldurl);
 		}
 
 		if (git_config_set_gently(sb.buf, url))
@@ -1514,6 +1522,7 @@ static int prepare_to_clone_next_submodule(const struct cache_entry *ce,
 	struct strbuf sb = STRBUF_INIT;
 	const char *displaypath = NULL;
 	int needs_cloning = 0;
+	int need_free_url = 0;
 
 	if (ce_stage(ce)) {
 		if (suc->recursive_prefix)
@@ -1562,8 +1571,14 @@ static int prepare_to_clone_next_submodule(const struct cache_entry *ce,
 
 	strbuf_reset(&sb);
 	strbuf_addf(&sb, "submodule.%s.url", sub->name);
-	if (repo_config_get_string_const(the_repository, sb.buf, &url))
-		url = sub->url;
+	if (repo_config_get_string_const(the_repository, sb.buf, &url)) {
+		if (starts_with_dot_slash(sub->url) ||
+		    starts_with_dot_dot_slash(sub->url)) {
+			url = compute_submodule_clone_url(sub->url);
+			need_free_url = 1;
+		} else
+			url = sub->url;
+	}
 
 	strbuf_reset(&sb);
 	strbuf_addf(&sb, "%s/.git", ce->name);
@@ -1608,6 +1623,8 @@ static int prepare_to_clone_next_submodule(const struct cache_entry *ce,
 cleanup:
 	strbuf_reset(&displaypath_sb);
 	strbuf_reset(&sb);
+	if (need_free_url)
+		free((void*)url);
 
 	return needs_cloning;
 }
diff --git a/t/t7400-submodule-basic.sh b/t/t7400-submodule-basic.sh
index c0ffc1022a..76a7cb0af7 100755
--- a/t/t7400-submodule-basic.sh
+++ b/t/t7400-submodule-basic.sh
@@ -1224,6 +1224,30 @@ test_expect_success 'submodule update and setting submodule.<name>.active' '
 	test_cmp expect actual
 '
 
+test_expect_success 'clone active submodule without submodule url set' '
+	test_when_finished "rm -rf test/test" &&
+	mkdir test &&
+	# another dir breaks accidental relative paths still being correct
+	git clone file://"$pwd"/multisuper test/test &&
+	(
+		cd test/test &&
+		git config submodule.active "." &&
+
+		# do not pass --init flag, as the submodule is already active:
+		git submodule update &&
+		git submodule status >actual_raw &&
+
+		cut -c 1,43- actual_raw >actual &&
+		cat >expect <<-\EOF &&
+		 sub0 (test2)
+		 sub1 (test2)
+		 sub2 (test2)
+		 sub3 (test2)
+		EOF
+		test_cmp expect actual
+	)
+'
+
 test_expect_success 'clone --recurse-submodules with a pathspec works' '
 	test_when_finished "rm -rf multisuper_clone" &&
 	cat >expected <<-\EOF &&
-- 
2.19.0


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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-12 21:53 Stefan Beller
2018-10-12 22:27 ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-10-16  0:19 ` Stefan Beller
2018-10-16  0:33   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-10-16  5:15     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-10-16 17:27       ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2018-10-16 21:05         ` Jonathan Nieder

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