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From: "Оля Тележная" <olyatelezhnaya@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 02/24] ref-filter: add return value to some functions
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:36:31 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAL21BmmWvrUjH3WESeMq45=ByhQ1cZhmZetUM6C2H7mGuFp84Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq1sic72ku.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

2018-01-27 0:05 GMT+03:00 Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>:
> Olga Telezhnaya <olyatelezhnaya@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> Add return flag to format_ref_array_item, show_ref_array_item,
>> get_ref_array_info and populate_value for further using.
>> Need it to handle situations when item is broken but we can not invoke
>> die() because we are in batch mode and all items need to be processed.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Olga Telezhnaia <olyatelezhnaya@gmail.com>
>> Mentored-by: Christian Couder <christian.couder@gmail.com>
>> Mentored by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
>> ---
>>  ref-filter.c | 21 +++++++++++++--------
>>  ref-filter.h |  4 ++--
>>  2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
>
> Makes sense as a preparatory step to pass the return status
> throughout the call chain.  The functions that actually will detect
> issues should probably gain
>
>         /*
>          * a comment before the function
>          * that documents what it does and what values it returns
>          * to signal the failure.
>          */
>
> before them; those that only pass the errorcode through to the
> caller do not necessarily have to, though.

I will add comments, agree, thank you.

>
>> -void show_ref_array_item(struct ref_array_item *info,
>> +int show_ref_array_item(struct ref_array_item *info,
>>                        const struct ref_format *format)
>>  {
>>       struct strbuf final_buf = STRBUF_INIT;
>> +     int retval = format_ref_array_item(info, format, &final_buf);
>>
>> -     format_ref_array_item(info, format, &final_buf);
>>       fwrite(final_buf.buf, 1, final_buf.len, stdout);
>>       strbuf_release(&final_buf);
>> -     putchar('\n');
>> +     if (!retval)
>> +             putchar('\n');
>> +     return retval;
>
> This is questionable.  Why does it write final_buf out regardless of
> the return value, even though it refrains from writing terminating LF
> upon non-zero return from the same function that prepared final_buf?
>
> "Because final_buf is left unmodified when formatter returns an
> error, and calling fwrite on an empty buffer ends up being a no-op"
> is a wrong answer---it relies on having too intimate knowledge on
> how the callee happens to work currently.

I will change that piece of code by putting fwrite into if statement
also, thank you. We really do not put anything to buffer if retval is
not equal to zero (checked that).

Thank you for all your comments, waiting for further review.
Olga

  reply	other threads:[~2018-01-29  7:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 115+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-26 19:43 [PATCH RFC 01/24] ref-filter: get rid of goto Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 23/24] cat-file: tests for new atoms added Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 17/24] cat-file: reuse printing logic from ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 19/24] ref-filter: make populate_value internal again Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 22/24] for-each-ref: tests for new atoms added Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 20/24] ref-filter: unifying formatting of cat-file opts Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 18/24] ref-filter: make valid_atom general again Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 04/24] cat-file: reuse struct ref_format Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 22:18   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 08/24] ref-filter: reuse parse_ref_filter_atom Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 11/24] cat-file: start reusing populate_value Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 05/24] ref-filter: make valid_atom as function parameter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 12/24] ref-filter: get rid of expand_atom_into_fields Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 03/24] cat-file: split expand_atom into 2 functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 21:46   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-29  7:26     ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 24/24] cat-file: update of docs Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 13/24] ref-filter: add is_cat flag Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 07/24] cat-file: start migrating to ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 10/24] ref-filter: make populate_value global Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 14/24] ref_filter: add is_rest_atom_used function Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 06/24] cat-file: move struct expand_data into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 02/24] ref-filter: add return value to some functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 21:05   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-29  7:36     ` Оля Тележная [this message]
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 15/24] cat-file: move skip_object_info into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 09/24] cat-file: start use ref_array_item struct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 16/24] ref-filter: make cat_file_info independent Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 19:43 ` [PATCH RFC 21/24] ref-filter: work with objectsize:disk Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-26 20:19 ` [PATCH RFC 01/24] ref-filter: get rid of goto Junio C Hamano
2018-01-29  7:13   ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-30 20:49     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-31  6:39       ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-05 11:27 ` [PATCH RFC v2 01/25] " Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 03/25] cat-file: reuse struct ref_format Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 22/25] ref-filter: work with objectsize:disk Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 12/25] cat-file: start reusing populate_value() Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 04/25] ref-filter: make valid_atom as function parameter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 09/25] cat-file: start use ref_array_item struct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 21/25] ref-filter: unifying formatting of cat-file opts Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 13/25] ref-filter: get rid of mark_atom_in_object_info() Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 23/25] for-each-ref: tests for new atoms added Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 18/25] ref-filter: make valid_atom general again Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 02/25] ref-filter: add return value to some functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 19/25] cat-file: reuse printing logic from ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 20/25] ref-filter: make populate_value() internal again Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 11/25] ref-filter: rename field in ref_array_item stuct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 05/25] cat-file: move struct expand_data into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 10/25] ref-filter: make populate_value() global Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 24/25] cat-file: tests for new atoms added Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 06/25] cat-file: split expand_atom() into 2 functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 25/25] cat-file: update of docs Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 08/25] ref-filter: reuse parse_ref_filter_atom() Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 07/25] cat-file: start migrating formatting to ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 15/25] ref_filter: add is_atom_used function Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 17/25] ref-filter: make cat_file_info independent Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 16/25] cat-file: move skip_object_info into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 11:27   ` [PATCH RFC v2 14/25] ref-filter: add is_cat flag Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-05 21:19     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-12  8:08   ` [PATCH v3 01/23] ref-filter: get rid of goto Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 14/23] ref_filter: add is_atom_used function Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:49       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:20         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 18/23] cat-file: reuse printing logic from ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 17/23] ref-filter: make valid_atom general again Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:53       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 15/23] cat-file: move skip_object_info into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:51       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:27         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 10/23] ref-filter: make populate_value() global Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 07/23] cat-file: start migrating formatting to ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:32       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 16/23] ref-filter: make cat_file_info independent Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:53       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:33         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-16 21:54           ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 22/23] cat-file: tests for new atoms added Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-16 14:55       ` Adam Dinwoodie
2018-02-18 22:55         ` Ramsay Jones
2018-02-19  1:04           ` Ramsay Jones
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 04/23] ref-filter: make valid_atom as function parameter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:23       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:03         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 20/23] ref-filter: unifying formatting of cat-file opts Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:56       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:34         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-15 18:31           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 12/23] cat-file: start reusing populate_value() Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:42       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 05/23] cat-file: move struct expand_data into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:26       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 11/23] ref-filter: rename field in ref_array_item stuct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 02/23] ref-filter: add return value to some functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:16       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15  9:59         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 19/23] ref-filter: make populate_value() internal again Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 06/23] cat-file: split expand_atom() into 2 functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:28       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 13/23] ref-filter: get rid of mark_atom_in_object_info() Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:45       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:19         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 08/23] ref-filter: reuse parse_ref_filter_atom() Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:37       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:11         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 23/23] cat-file: update of docs Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  6:00       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 03/23] cat-file: reuse struct ref_format Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:18       ` Jeff King
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 09/23] cat-file: start use ref_array_item struct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:40       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:13         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-12  8:08     ` [PATCH v3 21/23] for-each-ref: tests for new atoms added Olga Telezhnaya
2018-02-15  5:57       ` Jeff King
2018-02-15 10:38         ` Оля Тележная
2018-02-15  5:08     ` [PATCH v3 01/23] ref-filter: get rid of goto Jeff King

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