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From: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Dan Jacques <dnj@google.com>,
	Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>,
	Steffen Prohaska <prohaska@zib.de>,
	John Keeping <john@keeping.me.uk>,
	stanhu@gmail.com, richardc@unixbeard.net,
	Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH 1/5] Makefile: move long inline shell loops in "install" into helper
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2018 21:09:36 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPig+cRpCu6y+_GXNSHX=h+VxTEq+7rxLiw-jcjXzOf9X4Dqkw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181102223743.4331-2-avarab@gmail.com>

'sb/filenames-with-dashes'On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 6:38 PM Ævar Arnfjörð
Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
> Move a 37 line for-loop mess out of "install" and into a helper
> script. This started out fairly innocent but over the years has grown
> into a hard-to-maintain monster, and my recent ad874608d8 ("Makefile:
> optionally symlink libexec/git-core binaries to bin/git", 2018-03-13)
> certainly didn't help.
>
> The shell code is ported pretty much as-is (with getopts added), it'll
> be fixed & prettified in subsequent commits.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
> ---
>  install_programs | 89 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Pure nitpick: Earlier this year, Stefan made an effort[1] to eradicate
filenames with underscores and replace them with hyphenated filenames.
Perhaps name this "install-programs", instead.

[1]: sb/filenames-with-dashes

> diff --git a/install_programs b/install_programs
> @@ -0,0 +1,89 @@
> +while test $# != 0
> +do
> +       case "$1" in
> +       --X=*)
> +               X="${1#--X=}"
> +               ;;
> +       --RM=*)
> +               RM="${1#--RM=}"
> +               ;;
> +       --bindir=*)
> +               bindir="${1#--bindir=}"
> +               ;;

Is the intention that the user might have X, RM, 'bindir', etc.
already in the environment, and the switches in this script merely
override those values? Or is the intention that X, RM, 'bindir, etc.
should all start out unset? If the latter, perhaps start the script
with an initialization block which clears all these variables first:

    X=
    RM=
    bindir=
    ...

  reply index

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-06 23:34 What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2018, #02; Tue, 6) Junio C Hamano
2018-03-07 12:34 ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-08  9:22   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-08 13:12     ` Daniel Jacques
2018-03-13 12:36       ` Why don't we symlink libexec/git-core/* to bin/git? Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 18:36         ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-13 19:32           ` Randall S. Becker
2018-03-13 20:39           ` [PATCH 0/3] Makefile: add a INSTALL_SYMLINKS option Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 20:39           ` [PATCH 1/3] Makefile: fix broken bindir_relative variable Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 20:39           ` [PATCH 2/3] Makefile: add a gitexecdir_relative variable Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 20:39           ` [PATCH 3/3] Makefile: optionally symlink libexec/git-core binaries to bin/git Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-14  7:20             ` Johannes Sixt
2018-03-14 10:14               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-14 17:21                 ` Linus Torvalds
2018-03-15 17:05                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-15 17:42                     ` Linus Torvalds
2018-03-16 11:48                       ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-16 12:43                         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-19 11:34                           ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-19 21:21                             ` Linus Torvalds
2018-11-02 22:37                           ` [RFC/PATCH 0/5] stop installing old libexec aliases like "git-init" Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-03  1:17                             ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-05 11:36                               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-12 13:33                             ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-02 22:37                           ` [RFC/PATCH 1/5] Makefile: move long inline shell loops in "install" into helper Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-04  1:09                             ` Eric Sunshine [this message]
2018-11-12 14:03                             ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-12 14:42                               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-12 16:32                                 ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-02 22:37                           ` [RFC/PATCH 2/5] Makefile: conform some of the code to our coding standards Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-02 22:37                           ` [RFC/PATCH 3/5] Makefile: stop hiding failures during "install" Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-02 22:37                           ` [RFC/PATCH 4/5] Makefile: add NO_INSTALL_SYMLINKS_FALLBACK switch Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-04  1:01                             ` Eric Sunshine
2018-11-02 22:37                           ` [RFC/PATCH 5/5] Makefile: Add a NO_INSTALL_BUILTIN_EXECDIR_ALIASES flag Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-04  1:04                             ` Eric Sunshine
2018-11-12 14:14                             ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-15 17:03               ` [PATCH 3/3] Makefile: optionally symlink libexec/git-core binaries to bin/git Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-14 10:18         ` Why don't we symlink libexec/git-core/* to bin/git? Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-14 16:07           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-15 17:16             ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-16 17:29               ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-30  8:59                 ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-03-09  6:15 ` What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2018, #02; Tue, 6) Martin Ågren
2018-03-09  9:54   ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-09 17:19   ` Junio C Hamano

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