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From: Christian Couder <christian.couder@gmail.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: "Оля Тележная" <olyatelezhnaya@gmail.com>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 03/18] ref-filter: make valid_atom as function parameter
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:31:52 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAP8UFD0to_jok2uw9WTTDSPxb_a_pa-u5qSjLscL1Yw2UuKNPw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180119172353.GA5752@sigill.intra.peff.net>

On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 6:23 PM, Jeff King <peff@peff.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 06:14:56PM +0100, Christian Couder wrote:
>
>> > Let's discuss, what behavior we are waiting for
>> > when atom seems useless for the command. Die or ignore?
>>
>> We could alternatively just emit a warning, but it looks like there
>> are a lot of die() calls already in ref-filter.c, so I would suggest
>> die().
>
> I actually think it makes sense to just expand nonsense into the empty
> string, for two reasons:
>
>   1. That's what ref-filter already does for the existing cases. For
>      example, try:
>
>        git for-each-ref --format='%(objecttype) %(authordate)'
>
>      and you will see that the annotated tags just get a blank author
>      field.
>
>   2. I think we may end up with a case where we feed multiple objects
>      via --batch-check, and the format is only nonsense for _some_ of
>      them. E.g., I envision a world where you can do:
>
>        git cat-file --batch-check='%(objecttype) %(refname)' <<-\EOF
>        master
>        12345abcde12345abcde12345abcde12345abcde
>        EOF
>
>      and get output like:
>
>        commit refs/heads/master
>        commit
>
>      (i.e., if we would remember the refname discovered during the name
>      resolution, we could still report it). It would be annoying if the
>      second line caused us to die().

Yeah, ok, that makes sense.

>> > And, which
>> > atoms are useless (as I understand, "rest" and "deltabase" from
>> > cat-file are useless for all ref-filter users, so the question is
>> > about - am I right in it, and about ref-filter atoms for cat-file).
>>
>> For now and I think until the migration process is finished, you could
>> just die() in case of any atom not already supported by the command.
>
> I'm OK with dying in the interim if it's easier, though I suspect it is
> not much extra work to just expand to the empty string in such cases. If
> that's where we want to end up eventually, it may be worth going
> straight there.
>
> I also think %(deltabase) does make sense for anything that points to an
> object. I suspect it's not all that _useful_ for for-each-ref, but that
> doesn't mean we can't return the sensible thing if somebody asks for it.
>
> I agree that %(rest) probably doesn't make any sense for a caller which
> isn't parsing input.

Yeah, ok.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-01-19 17:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 71+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-09 13:05 [PATCH 01/20] cat-file: split expand_atom into 2 functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 13/20] cat-file: start use ref_array_item struct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 16/20] cat-file: get rid of expand_atom_into_fields Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 10/20] cat-file: simplify expand_atom function Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 06/20] cat-file: start migrating to ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 14/20] cat-file: make populate_value global Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 18/20] cat-file: add split_on_whitespace flag Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 09/20] cat-file: get rid of goto in ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 17/20] cat-file: add is_cat flag " Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 05/20] cat-file: move struct expand_data into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 04/20] cat-file: make valid_atoms as a function parameter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 22:16   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 07/20] cat-file: reuse parse_ref_filter_atom Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 23:32   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 02/20] cat-file: reuse struct ref_format Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 11/20] cat-file: get rid of duplicate checking Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 20/20] cat-file: make cat_file_info variable independent Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 19/20] cat-file: move skip_object_info into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 12/20] cat-file: rename variable in ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 03/20] cat-file: rename variables " Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 22:04   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-10  7:07     ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 15/20] cat-file: start reusing populate_value Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-09 13:05 ` [PATCH 08/20] cat-file: remove unused code Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36 ` [PATCH v2 01/18] cat-file: split expand_atom into 2 functions Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 05/18] cat-file: start migrating to ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 13/18] cat-file: start reusing populate_value Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 09/18] cat-file: simplify expand_atom function Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 08/18] ref-filter: get rid of goto Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 07/18] cat-file: remove unused code Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 15/18] ref-filter: add is_cat flag Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 12/18] ref-filter: make populate_value global Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 02/18] cat-file: reuse struct ref_format Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-15 21:37     ` Jeff King
2018-01-16  9:45       ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 04/18] cat-file: move struct expand_data into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-15 21:44     ` Jeff King
2018-01-16  7:00       ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-17 21:45         ` Jeff King
2018-01-18  5:56           ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 03/18] ref-filter: make valid_atom as function parameter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-15 21:42     ` Jeff King
2018-01-16  6:55       ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-17 21:43         ` Jeff King
2018-01-17 22:39           ` Christian Couder
2018-01-18  6:20             ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-18 11:49               ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-18 14:23                 ` Christian Couder
2018-01-19 12:24                   ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-19 15:48                     ` Christian Couder
2018-01-19 17:14               ` Christian Couder
2018-01-19 17:22                 ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-19 17:57                   ` Christian Couder
2018-01-19 17:23                 ` Jeff King
2018-01-19 17:31                   ` Christian Couder [this message]
2018-01-19 18:47                   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-19 20:12                     ` Jeff King
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 16/18] ref_format: add split_on_whitespace flag Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 06/18] ref-filter: reuse parse_ref_filter_atom Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 18/18] ref-filter: make cat_file_info independent Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 14/18] ref-filter: get rid of expand_atom_into_fields Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 10/18] cat-file: get rid of duplicate checking Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 11/18] cat-file: start use ref_array_item struct Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-10  9:36   ` [PATCH v2 17/18] cat-file: move skip_object_info into ref-filter Olga Telezhnaya
2018-01-15 21:33   ` [PATCH v2 01/18] cat-file: split expand_atom into 2 functions Jeff King
2018-01-15 22:09     ` Jeff King
2018-01-16  7:22       ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-17 21:49         ` Jeff King
2018-01-17 23:04           ` Christian Couder
2018-01-18  6:22             ` Оля Тележная
2018-01-18  8:45               ` Christian Couder

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