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From: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>,
	Thomas Guyot-Sionnest <tguyot@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, dermoth@aei.ca
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Allow passing pipes for input pipes to diff --no-index
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:00:43 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200918180043.GB149847@nand.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200918172044.GB183026@coredump.intra.peff.net>

On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 01:20:44PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:36:47AM -0400, Taylor Blau wrote:
>
> >   - The cat pipe is unnecessary, and is also violating a rule that we
> >     don't place 'git' on the right-hand side of a pipe (can you redirect
> >     the file at the end instead?).
>
> What's wrong with git on the right-hand side of a pipe?

Ack, ignore me. The problem would be on the left-hand side only, without
set -o pipefail, which we don't do.

> On the left-hand side we lose its exit code, which is bad. But on the
> right hand side, we are only losing the exit code of "cat", which we
> don't care about.
>
> (Though I agree that "cat" is pointless here; we could just be
> redirecting from a file).

Yep, but an easy mistake to make nonetheless.

> -Peff

Thanks,
Taylor

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-18 18:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-18 11:32 Allow passing pipes to diff --no-index + bugfix Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 11:32 ` [PATCH 1/2] diff: Fix modified lines stats with --stat and --numstat Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 14:46   ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-18 15:10     ` Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 17:37       ` Jeff King
2020-09-18 18:00         ` Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-20  4:53       ` Thomas Guyot
2020-09-18 17:27   ` Jeff King
2020-09-18 17:52     ` Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 18:06       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-23 19:16         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-23 19:23           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-23 20:44             ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-24  4:49               ` Thomas Guyot
2020-09-24  5:24                 ` [PATCH v3] " Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-24  7:41                   ` [PATCH v4] " Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-24  6:40                 ` [PATCH 1/2] " Junio C Hamano
2020-09-24  7:13                   ` Thomas Guyot
2020-09-24 17:19                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-24 17:38                       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-23 15:05     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-20 13:09   ` [PATCH v2] " Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-20 15:39     ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-20 16:38       ` Thomas Guyot
2020-09-20 19:11       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-20 20:08         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-20 20:36         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-20 22:15           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-21 19:26         ` Jeff King
2020-09-21 21:51           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-21 22:20             ` Jeff King
2020-09-21 22:37               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18 11:32 ` [PATCH 2/2] Allow passing pipes for input pipes to diff --no-index Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 14:36   ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-18 16:34     ` Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 17:19       ` Jeff King
2020-09-18 17:21         ` Jeff King
2020-09-18 17:39         ` Thomas Guyot-Sionnest
2020-09-18 17:48         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18 18:02           ` Jeff King
2020-09-20 12:54             ` Thomas Guyot
2020-09-21 19:31               ` Jeff King
2020-09-21 20:14                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18 17:58       ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-18 18:05         ` Jeff King
2020-09-18 17:20     ` Jeff King
2020-09-18 18:00       ` Taylor Blau [this message]
2020-09-18 21:56   ` brian m. carlson
2020-09-18 17:51 ` Allow passing pipes to diff --no-index + bugfix Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18 18:24   ` Thomas Guyot-Sionnest

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