git@vger.kernel.org list mirror (unofficial, one of many)
 help / color / mirror / code / Atom feed
From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>,
	"Martin Ågren" <martin.agren@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] setup: drop return value from `read_repository_format()`
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:52:12 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181220025211.GB24002@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181220001752.GA35965@genre.crustytoothpaste.net>

On Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 12:17:53AM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 10:27:35AM -0500, Jeff King wrote:
> > I dunno. This is one of those dark corners of the code where we appear
> > to do the wrong thing, but nobody seems to have noticed or cared much,
> > and changing it runs the risk of breaking some obscure cases. I'm not
> > sure if we should bite the bullet and try to address that, or just back
> > away slowly and pretend we never looked at it. ;)
> 
> I will point out that with the SHA-256 work, reading the config file
> becomes essential for SHA-256 repositories, because we need to know the
> object format. Removing the config file leads to things blowing up in a
> bad way (what specific bad way I don't remember).
> 
> That may influence the direction we want to take in this work, or not.

Wouldn't we just treat that the same way we do now? I.e., assume the
default of sha1, just like we assume repositoryformatversion==0?

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2018-12-20  2:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-12-18  7:25 [PATCH 0/3] setup: add `clear_repository_format()` Martin Ågren
2018-12-18  7:25 ` [PATCH 1/3] setup: drop return value from `read_repository_format()` Martin Ågren
2018-12-19 15:27   ` Jeff King
2018-12-19 21:42     ` Martin Ågren
2018-12-20  0:17     ` brian m. carlson
2018-12-20  2:52       ` Jeff King [this message]
2018-12-20  3:45         ` brian m. carlson
2018-12-20 14:53           ` Jeff King
2018-12-18  7:25 ` [PATCH 2/3] setup: do not use invalid `repository_format` Martin Ågren
2018-12-19  0:18   ` brian m. carlson
2018-12-19 21:43     ` Martin Ågren
2018-12-19 15:38   ` Jeff King
2018-12-19 21:46     ` Martin Ågren
2018-12-19 23:17       ` Jeff King
2018-12-20  0:21     ` brian m. carlson
2018-12-18  7:25 ` [PATCH 3/3] setup: add `clear_repository_format()` Martin Ågren
2018-12-19 15:48   ` Jeff King
2018-12-19 21:49     ` Martin Ågren
2019-01-14 18:34 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Martin Ågren
2019-01-14 18:34   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] setup: free old value before setting `work_tree` Martin Ågren
2019-01-14 18:34   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] setup: do not use invalid `repository_format` Martin Ågren
2019-01-15 19:31     ` Jeff King
2019-01-17  6:31       ` Martin Ågren
2019-01-22  7:07         ` Jeff King
2019-01-22 13:34           ` Martin Ågren
2019-01-22 21:45             ` [PATCH v3 0/2] setup: fix memory leaks with `struct repository_format` Martin Ågren
2019-01-22 21:45               ` [PATCH v3 1/2] setup: free old value before setting `work_tree` Martin Ågren
2019-01-22 21:45               ` [PATCH v3 2/2] setup: fix memory leaks with `struct repository_format` Martin Ågren
2019-01-23  5:57                 ` Jeff King
2019-01-24  0:14                   ` brian m. carlson
2019-01-25 19:25                     ` Martin Ågren
2019-01-25 19:24                   ` Martin Ågren
2019-01-25 19:51                     ` Jeff King
2019-02-25 19:21                       ` Martin Ågren
2019-02-26 17:46                         ` Jeff King
2019-02-28 20:36                           ` [PATCH v4 0/2] " Martin Ågren
2019-02-28 20:36                             ` [PATCH v4 1/2] setup: free old value before setting `work_tree` Martin Ågren
2019-02-28 20:36                             ` [PATCH v4 2/2] setup: fix memory leaks with `struct repository_format` Martin Ågren
2019-03-06  4:56                             ` [PATCH v4 0/2] " Jeff King
2019-01-14 18:34   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] setup: add `clear_repository_format()` Martin Ågren

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

  List information: http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20181220025211.GB24002@sigill.intra.peff.net \
    --to=peff@peff.net \
    --cc=git@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=martin.agren@gmail.com \
    --cc=sandals@crustytoothpaste.net \
    --subject='Re: [PATCH 1/3] setup: drop return value from `read_repository_format()`' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

Code repositories for project(s) associated with this inbox:

	https://80x24.org/mirrors/git.git

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for read-only IMAP folder(s) and NNTP newsgroup(s).