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From: Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com>
To: "Junio C Hamano" <gitster@pobox.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com>, lanodan <contact+git@hacktivis.me>
Subject: [PATCH v2] help.c: configurable suggestions
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:25:35 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20201117152535.9795-1-sir@cmpwn.com> (raw)

This allows users to disable guessing the commands or options that they
meant to use.
---
 Documentation/config/help.txt | 14 +++++++-------
 help.c                        | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 2 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/config/help.txt b/Documentation/config/help.txt
index 224bbf5a28..99d1e33750 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/help.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/help.txt
@@ -8,13 +8,13 @@ help.format::
 	the default. 'web' and 'html' are the same.
 
 help.autoCorrect::
-	Automatically correct and execute mistyped commands after
-	waiting for the given number of deciseconds (0.1 sec). If more
-	than one command can be deduced from the entered text, nothing
-	will be executed.  If the value of this option is negative,
-	the corrected command will be executed immediately. If the
-	value is 0 - the command will be just shown but not executed.
-	This is the default.
+	If git detects typos and can identify exactly one valid command similar
+	to the error, git will automatically run the intended command after
+	waiting a duration of time defined by this configuration value in
+	deciseconds (0.1 sec). If this value is 0, the suggested corrections
+	will be shown, but not executed. If -1, the suggested command is run
+	immediately. If -2, suggestions are not shown at all. The default value
+	is zero.
 
 help.htmlPath::
 	Specify the path where the HTML documentation resides. File system paths
diff --git a/help.c b/help.c
index 919cbb9206..2fd27cffb0 100644
--- a/help.c
+++ b/help.c
@@ -472,12 +472,18 @@ int is_in_cmdlist(struct cmdnames *c, const char *s)
 static int autocorrect;
 static struct cmdnames aliases;
 
+#define AUTOCORRECT_NEVER (-2)
+#define AUTOCORRECT_IMMEDIATELY (-1)
+
 static int git_unknown_cmd_config(const char *var, const char *value, void *cb)
 {
 	const char *p;
 
-	if (!strcmp(var, "help.autocorrect"))
-		autocorrect = git_config_int(var,value);
+	if (!strcasecmp(var, "help.autocorrect")) {
+		if (!value)
+			return config_error_nonbool(var);
+		autocorrect = git_config_int(var, value);
+	}
 	/* Also use aliases for command lookup */
 	if (skip_prefix(var, "alias.", &p))
 		add_cmdname(&aliases, p, strlen(p));
@@ -525,6 +531,11 @@ const char *help_unknown_cmd(const char *cmd)
 
 	read_early_config(git_unknown_cmd_config, NULL);
 
+	if (autocorrect == AUTOCORRECT_NEVER) {
+		fprintf_ln(stderr, _("git: '%s' is not a git command. See 'git --help'."), cmd);
+		exit(1);
+	}
+
 	load_command_list("git-", &main_cmds, &other_cmds);
 
 	add_cmd_list(&main_cmds, &aliases);
@@ -586,7 +597,7 @@ const char *help_unknown_cmd(const char *cmd)
 		     n++)
 			; /* still counting */
 	}
-	if (autocorrect && n == 1 && SIMILAR_ENOUGH(best_similarity)) {
+	if (autocorrect != 0 && n == 1 && SIMILAR_ENOUGH(best_similarity)) {
 		const char *assumed = main_cmds.names[0]->name;
 		main_cmds.names[0] = NULL;
 		clean_cmdnames(&main_cmds);
@@ -594,7 +605,7 @@ const char *help_unknown_cmd(const char *cmd)
 			   _("WARNING: You called a Git command named '%s', "
 			     "which does not exist."),
 			   cmd);
-		if (autocorrect < 0)
+		if (autocorrect == AUTOCORRECT_IMMEDIATELY)
 			fprintf_ln(stderr,
 				   _("Continuing under the assumption that "
 				     "you meant '%s'."),
@@ -706,10 +717,16 @@ NORETURN void help_unknown_ref(const char *ref, const char *cmd,
 			       const char *error)
 {
 	int i;
-	struct string_list suggested_refs = guess_refs(ref);
+	struct string_list suggested_refs;
 
 	fprintf_ln(stderr, _("%s: %s - %s"), cmd, ref, error);
 
+	if (autocorrect == AUTOCORRECT_NEVER) {
+		exit(1);
+	}
+
+	suggested_refs = guess_refs(ref);
+
 	if (suggested_refs.nr > 0) {
 		fprintf_ln(stderr,
 			   Q_("\nDid you mean this?",
-- 
2.29.2


             reply	other threads:[~2020-11-17 15:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-17 15:25 Drew DeVault [this message]
2020-11-17 20:04 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-17 20:05   ` Drew DeVault
2020-11-17 21:25 ` Junio C Hamano

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