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From: Alex Riesen <alexander.riesen@cetitec.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Eric Wong <normalperson@yhbt.net>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: sub-fetches discard --ipv4|6 option
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:06:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200915140613.GB18984@pflmari> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200915130506.GA2839276@coredump.intra.peff.net>

Jeff King, Tue, Sep 15, 2020 15:05:06 +0200:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 01:50:25PM +0200, Alex Riesen wrote:
> 
> > > So your patch above looks quite sensible (modulo useful bits like a
> > > signoff and maybe a test, though I guess the impact of those options
> > > is probably hard to cover in our tests).
> > 
> > I tried to come up with one, but (aside from rather pointless checking of
> > option presence in the trace output) failed to.
> > 
> > Or may be precisely this could be the point of the test: just do a fetch with
> > all options we intend to pass down to sub-fetches and check that they are
> > indeed present in the invocation of fetch --all/--multiple/--recurse-submodules?
> 
> Unfortunately I don't think that accomplishes much, since the main bug
> we're worried about is missing options. And it would require somebody
> adding the new options to the test, at which point you could just assume
> they would add it to add_options_to_argv().
> 
> Though I guess we can automatically get the list of options these days.
> So perhaps something like:
> 
>   subopts=
>   for opt in $(git fetch --git-completion-helper)
...
> Except that doesn't quite work, because the parent fetch will complain
> about nonsense values (e.g., --filter=1). So it would probably need a
> bit more manual intelligence to cover those options. It looks like some
> options are mutually exclusive, too (--deepen/--depth), so maybe we'd
> need to run an individual "fetch --all" for each option.
> 
> I dunno. It's getting pretty complicated. :)

It does :-( And the manual parts will require perpetual maintenance.
Not doing that yet than.

> > > It is rather unfortunate that anybody adding new fetch options needs to
> > > remember to (maybe) add them to add_options_to_argv() themselves.
> > 
> > Maybe make add_options_to_argv to go through builtin_fetch_options[] and copy
> > the options with a special marker if they were provided?
> > And use the word "recursive" in help text as the marker :)
> 
> Yeah, that would solve the duplication problem. We could probably add a
> "recursive" bit to the parse-options flag variable. Even if
> parse-options itself doesn't use it, it could be a convenience for
> callers like this one. It is a little inconvenient to set flags there,
> just because it usually means ditching our wrapper macros in favor of a
> raw struct declaration.

Or extend the list of wrappers with _REC(URSIVE) macros

Regards,
Alex

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-15 14:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-14 12:19 Alex Riesen
2020-09-14 19:49 ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 11:50   ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 11:54     ` [PATCH] Pass --ipv4 and --ipv6 options to sub-fetches when fetching multiple remotes and submodules Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 13:06       ` Jeff King
2020-09-16  4:17         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16  7:27           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 21:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16  7:25         ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 13:05     ` sub-fetches discard --ipv4|6 option Jeff King
2020-09-15 13:54       ` [PATCH] config: option transfer.ipversion to set transport protocol version for network fetches Alex Riesen
2020-09-16 20:02         ` Jeff King
2020-09-17  8:07           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 13:20           ` [PATCH] Config option to set the " Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 13:26             ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 13:31             ` Jeff King
2020-09-17 13:35               ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 14:51                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-17 15:17                   ` Alex Riesen
2020-12-22 19:55                     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-01-07 10:06                       ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 16:05             ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-16 20:14         ` [PATCH] config: option transfer.ipversion to set " Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 20:18           ` Jeff King
2020-09-16 22:50             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 22:52               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-17  0:48                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-17  0:57                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 21:35           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-17 14:02             ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 22:31               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18  7:16                 ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-18 16:37                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-21 16:39                     ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-22  5:03                       ` Jeff King
2020-09-17  8:04           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17  8:18           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 14:06       ` Alex Riesen [this message]
2020-09-15 15:27         ` sub-fetches discard --ipv4|6 option Jeff King
2020-09-15 16:03           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-16 16:32             ` Jeff King
2020-09-17 14:33               ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-22  5:08                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 20:09           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-15 21:23             ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 21:32               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 16:34                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-16 21:20                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-14 20:06 ` Junio C Hamano

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