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From: "Miriam R." <mirucam@gmail.com>
To: Christian Couder <christian.couder@gmail.com>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>,
	git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 00/13] Finish converting git bisect to C part 2
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:53:20 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAN7CjDA5d4o0RxFmGZkMOiG12AqgxMp5uWf0-qUwYpVNb-oj1Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAP8UFD3rLTLkbq+gYPSD3dmGituWr1g8ZtQDQmPYDdEBtHkU0Q@mail.gmail.com>

Hi,

El jue., 24 sept. 2020 a las 12:46, Christian Couder
(<christian.couder@gmail.com>) escribió:
>
> Hi Dscho,
>
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 12:06 PM Johannes Schindelin
> <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 24 Sep 2020, Christian Couder wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Sep 23, 2020 at 11:26 PM Johannes Schindelin
> > > <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> > > > Instead, those `eval` calls are required because the arguments are
> > > > provided in quoted form. For example, during the execution of t6030.68,
> > > > the `eval` would expand the call
> > > >
> > > >         eval "git bisect--helper --bisect-start $rev $tail"
> > > >
> > > > to
> > > >
> > > >         git bisect--helper --bisect-start '--term-old' 'term2' '--term-new' 'term1'
> > >
> > > Yeah, that was also what I found (along with the bug I sent a patch for).
> >
> > I suspected that you had found that out, but I really wanted a record on
> > the Git mailing list about our findings.
> >
> > It might be a good idea to add a paragraph to the respective patches,
> > along these lines:
> >
> >         Note that the `eval` in the changed line of `git-bisect.sh` cannot be
> >         dropped: it is necessary because the `rev` and the `tail`
> >         variables may contain multiple, quoted arguments that need to be
> >         passed to `bisect--helper` (without the quotes, naturally).
>
> Yeah, sure. Hopefully Miriam will send this in the commit message of
> the right patch which is in the subset of the patch series she hasn't
> sent.
Ok. Noted!!
>
> > > > Therefore, the `eval` really needs to stay in place (also the other `eval`
> > > > I had originally suggested to remove, for the same reason).
> > > >
> > > > I would still recommend appending `|| exit`, even if it just so happens
> > > > that we will eventually abort when the `bisect--helper` command failed
> > > > anyway, because the next command will then fail, and abort. But it's
> > > > cleaner to abort already when this invocation failed rather than relying
> > > > on that side effect.
> > >
> > > Yeah, I think it's a good solution.
> >
> > Excellent. I think we can actually move forward with the entire patch
> > series now, not just the first subset, right?
>
> Yeah, I think so too.
Oops, I have already sent the first subset.

Best,
Miriam
>
> Thanks,
> Christian.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-24 12:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-31 10:50 Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 01/13] bisect--helper: BUG() in cmd_*() on invalid subcommand Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 02/13] bisect--helper: use '-res' in 'cmd_bisect__helper' return Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 03/13] bisect--helper: introduce new `write_in_file()` function Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 04/13] bisect--helper: reimplement `bisect_autostart` shell function in C Miriam Rubio
2020-09-03  5:50   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 05/13] bisect: call 'clear_commit_marks_all()' in 'bisect_next_all()' Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 06/13] bisect--helper: reimplement `bisect_next` and `bisect_auto_next` shell functions in C Miriam Rubio
2020-09-03  9:48   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 07/13] bisect--helper: finish porting `bisect_start()` to C Miriam Rubio
2020-09-03  9:56   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 08/13] bisect--helper: retire `--bisect-clean-state` subcommand Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 09/13] bisect--helper: retire `--next-all` subcommand Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 10/13] bisect--helper: reimplement `bisect_state` & `bisect_head` shell functions in C Miriam Rubio
2020-09-03 12:03   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 11/13] bisect--helper: retire `--check-expected-revs` subcommand Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 12/13] bisect--helper: retire `--write-terms` subcommand Miriam Rubio
2020-08-31 10:50 ` [PATCH v7 13/13] bisect--helper: retire `--bisect-autostart` subcommand Miriam Rubio
2020-09-03 12:04 ` [PATCH v7 00/13] Finish converting git bisect to C part 2 Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-23  7:26   ` Miriam R.
2020-09-23 14:48     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-23 21:23       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-24  5:33         ` Christian Couder
2020-09-24  7:56           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-24 10:46             ` Christian Couder
2020-09-24 12:53               ` Miriam R. [this message]
2020-09-24 12:56         ` Miriam R.

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