From: Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Jeff King <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] describe/name-rev: tell name-rev to peel the incoming object to commit first Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2013 22:33:26 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20130709050615.GF27903@sigill.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Tue, 9 Jul 2013 01:06:15 -0400") Jeff King <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > 1. Behave more or less the same between "git name-rev $sha1" and "echo > $sha1 | git name-rev --stdin". Your patch improves that. Though I > note that --peel-to-commit does not affect --stdin at all. Should > it? And of course the two differ in that the command line will take > any rev-parse expression, and --stdin only looks for full sha1s. To "Should it?", I do not deeply care. "--peel-to-commit" is an exception that only is needed to support "describe". I could instead have tucked "^0" at the end of each argument when "describe" calls out to "name-rev" without adding this new option, which is much much closer to what is really going on. And that will alleviate your #2 below. > 2. If name-rev prints "$X $Y", I would expect "git rev-parse $X" to > equal "git rev-parse $Y". With peeling, that is not the case, and > you get the misleading example that Ram showed: > > $ git name-rev 8af0605 > 8af0605 tags/v1.8.3^0 > > or more obviously weird: > > $ git name-rev v1.8.3 > v1.8.3 tags/v1.8.3^0 > > So I think your series moves in a good direction, but I would just worry > that it is breaking backwards compatibility (but like I said, I am not > clear on who is affected and what it means for them).
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2013-07-09 5:33 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2013-07-07 22:33 [PATCH 0/4] Make "git name-rev $(git rev-parse v1.8.3)" work Junio C Hamano 2013-07-07 22:33 ` [PATCH 1/4] name-ref: factor out name shortening logic from name_ref() Junio C Hamano 2013-07-08 8:52 ` Michael Haggerty 2013-07-08 15:04 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-07-07 22:33 ` [PATCH 2/4] name-rev: allow converting the exact object name at the tip of a ref Junio C Hamano 2013-07-08 12:20 ` Ramkumar Ramachandra 2013-07-08 15:12 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-07-07 22:33 ` [PATCH 3/4] describe: use argv-array Junio C Hamano 2013-07-09 4:51 ` Jeff King 2013-07-09 14:55 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-07-09 16:00 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-07-09 18:53 ` Jeff King 2013-07-07 22:33 ` [PATCH 4/4] describe/name-rev: tell name-rev to peel the incoming object to commit first Junio C Hamano 2013-07-08 13:08 ` Ramkumar Ramachandra 2013-07-09 5:12 ` Jeff King 2013-07-09 5:06 ` Jeff King 2013-07-09 5:33 ` Junio C Hamano [this message] 2013-07-09 5:35 ` Jeff King 2013-07-09 11:45 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-07-09 12:42 ` Ramkumar Ramachandra
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