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From: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <>
Cc: "Junio C Hamano" <>,
	"Luc Van Oostenryck" <>,
	"Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy" <>,
	"Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] gc: rename keep_base_pack variable for --keep-largest-pack
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:55:22 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200806214929.22qgjg3o2noosjuo@ltop.local>

As noted in an earlier change the keep_base_pack variable name is a
relic from an earlier on-list version of ae4e89e549 ("gc: add
--keep-largest-pack option", 2018-04-15) before it was renamed to

Let's change the variable name to avoid that confusion, it's easier to
read the code if there's a 1=1 mapping between the variable name and
option name.

Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <>
 builtin/gc.c | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/builtin/gc.c b/builtin/gc.c
index 5cd2a43f9f..07c15e4b64 100644
--- a/builtin/gc.c
+++ b/builtin/gc.c
@@ -533,7 +533,7 @@ int cmd_gc(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
 	const char *name;
 	pid_t pid;
 	int daemonized = 0;
-	int keep_base_pack = -1;
+	int keep_largest_pack = -1;
 	timestamp_t dummy;
 	struct option builtin_gc_options[] = {
@@ -547,7 +547,7 @@ int cmd_gc(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
 		OPT_BOOL_F(0, "force", &force,
 			   N_("force running gc even if there may be another gc running"),
-		OPT_BOOL(0, "keep-largest-pack", &keep_base_pack,
+		OPT_BOOL(0, "keep-largest-pack", &keep_largest_pack,
 			 N_("repack all other packs except the largest pack")),
@@ -624,8 +624,8 @@ int cmd_gc(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
 	} else {
 		struct string_list keep_pack = STRING_LIST_INIT_NODUP;
-		if (keep_base_pack != -1) {
-			if (keep_base_pack)
+		if (keep_largest_pack != -1) {
+			if (keep_largest_pack)
 				find_base_packs(&keep_pack, 0);
 		} else if (big_pack_threshold) {
 			find_base_packs(&keep_pack, big_pack_threshold);

      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-20 11:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-06 21:49 gc docs: git gc --keep-base-pack ? Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-11-20 11:55 ` [PATCH 1/2] gc docs: change --keep-base-pack to --keep-largest-pack Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2020-11-21 19:43   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-23 10:18     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2020-11-20 11:55 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [this message]

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