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From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: git <git@vger.kernel.org>, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: Fix test ignoring ignored files in submodules
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2017 11:27:50 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGZ79kaPYsR2PBVz-XN3u0eDgrdh=tuqdMhqTkS0VnrDkn7dTA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq7etesgju.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 11:34 AM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
> Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:
>
>> It turns out that this buggy test passed due to the buggy implementation,
>> which will soon be corrected.  Let's fix the test first.
>
> Please clarify "buggy test".  Without the original discussion (I am
> imagining there is something that happened on the list recently),
> here is my guess:
>
>     We tried to make sure that an ignored file is $distimmed by
>     $gostak, but forgot to tell the exclude mechanism that the path
>     'sub1'ignored' we use for the test is actually ignored, so the
>     fact that the file was not $distimmed when $gostak did its thing
>     meant nothing---mark any path whose name is 'ignored' as ignored
>     to really test the condition we want to test.
>
> but I do not exactly know what verb to replace $distim and what noun
> to replace $gostak above ;-)

Just rewrote that commit message without distims and gostaking.

> Also, wouldn't this expose a bug in the implementation if that is
> the case?

Yes it is, which will be fixed. The bug is:

If the submodule HEAD is at the superprojects recorded object
name, we don't bother looking into the submodule at all, neither for
deleting untracked files, nor resetting changed tracked files.

Thanks,

Stefan

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-12-19 22:26 [PATCH 0/5] Fix --recurse-submodules for submodule worktree changes Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:26 ` [PATCH 1/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: clarify test Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:26 ` [PATCH 2/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: Fix test ignoring ignored files in submodules Stefan Beller
2017-12-22 19:34   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-12-27 19:27     ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2017-12-19 22:26 ` [PATCH 3/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: add new test for submodule internal change Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:31   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-12-19 22:35     ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:26 ` [PATCH 4/5] unpack-trees: Fix same() for submodules Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:26 ` [PATCH 5/5] submodule: submodule_move_head omits old argument in forced case Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 22:44   ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-12-19 22:54     ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-19 23:15       ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-12-20  0:01       ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-12-20 19:36         ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-20 19:38           ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-27 22:57 ` [PATCHv2 0/5] Fix --recurse-submodules for submodule worktree changes Stefan Beller
2017-12-27 22:57   ` [PATCHv2 1/5] t/helper/test-lazy-name-hash: fix compilation Stefan Beller
2017-12-27 22:57   ` [PATCHv2 2/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: clarify test Stefan Beller
2017-12-27 22:57   ` [PATCHv2 3/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: Fix test ignoring ignored files in submodules Stefan Beller
2017-12-27 22:57   ` [PATCHv2 4/5] unpack-trees: oneway_merge to update submodules Stefan Beller
2018-01-02 19:43     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-02 23:04       ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-03  1:12       ` [PATCHv3 0/5] Fix --recurse-submodules for submodule worktree changes Stefan Beller
2018-01-03  1:12         ` [PATCH 1/5] t/helper/test-lazy-name-hash: fix compilation Stefan Beller
2018-01-03  1:12         ` [PATCH 2/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: clarify test Stefan Beller
2018-01-03  1:12         ` [PATCH 3/5] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: Fix test ignoring ignored files in submodules Stefan Beller
2018-01-03  1:12         ` [PATCH 4/5] unpack-trees: oneway_merge to update submodules Stefan Beller
2018-01-03  1:12         ` [PATCH 5/5] submodule: submodule_move_head omits old argument in forced case Stefan Beller
2018-01-03 20:49         ` [PATCHv3 0/5] Fix --recurse-submodules for submodule worktree changes Junio C Hamano
2018-01-03 21:16           ` Stefan Beller
2018-01-05 20:03           ` [PATCHv4 0/4] " Stefan Beller
2018-01-05 20:03             ` [PATCHv4 1/4] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: clarify test Stefan Beller
2018-01-05 20:03             ` [PATCHv4 2/4] t/lib-submodule-update.sh: Fix test ignoring ignored files in submodules Stefan Beller
2018-01-05 20:03             ` [PATCHv4 3/4] unpack-trees: oneway_merge to update submodules Stefan Beller
2018-01-05 20:03             ` [PATCHv4 4/4] submodule: submodule_move_head omits old argument in forced case Stefan Beller
2018-01-09 22:45             ` [PATCHv4 0/4] Fix --recurse-submodules for submodule worktree changes Junio C Hamano
2017-12-27 22:57   ` [PATCHv2 5/5] submodule: submodule_move_head omits old argument in forced case Stefan Beller

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