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From: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules
Date: Sat, 1 May 2021 14:55:11 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAPig+cSxB89mJcjaoLMLEgqdqi9SSP5+R9qjbVydvA-kVq-2+g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YI124aZ1dbY5O67J@coredump.intra.peff.net>

On Sat, May 1, 2021 at 11:42 AM Jeff King <peff@peff.net> wrote:
> Commit 10ecfa7649 (verify_path: disallow symlinks in .gitmodules,
> 2018-05-04) made it impossible to load a symlink .gitmodules file into
> the index. However, there are no tests of this behavior. Let's make sure
> this case is covered. We can easily reuse the test setup created by
> the matching b7b1fca175 (fsck: complain when .gitmodules is a symlink,
> 2018-05-04).
>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
> ---
> diff --git a/t/t7450-bad-git-dotfiles.sh b/t/t7450-bad-git-dotfiles.sh
> @@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ test_expect_success 'index-pack --strict works for non-repo pack' '
> -test_expect_success 'fsck detects symlinked .gitmodules file' '
> +test_expect_success 'set up repo with symlinked .gitmodules file' '
>         git init symlink &&
>         (
>                 cd symlink &&
> @@ -155,8 +155,14 @@ test_expect_success 'fsck detects symlinked .gitmodules file' '
>                 {
>                         printf "100644 blob $content\t$tricky\n" &&
>                         printf "120000 blob $target\t.gitmodules\n"
> -               } >bad-tree &&
> -               tree=$(git mktree <bad-tree) &&
> +               } >bad-tree
> +       ) &&
> +       tree=$(git -C symlink mktree <symlink/bad-tree)
> +'

`tree` is an unusually generic name for this now-global variable. One
can easily imagine it being re-used by some unrelated test arbitrarily
inserted into this script, thus potentially breaking the following
tests which depend upon it. I wonder if a name such as `BAD_TREE`
would be more appropriate.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-01 18:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-01 15:40 [PATCH 0/9] leftover bits from symlinked gitattributes, etc topics Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 1/9] t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation Jeff King
2021-05-03  9:46   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:29     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 2/9] fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable Jeff King
2021-05-03 11:15   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:13     ` Jeff King
2021-05-04 10:10       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines Jeff King
2021-05-03 11:22   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:23     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 4/9] t7415: rename to expand scope Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules Jeff King
2021-05-01 18:55   ` Eric Sunshine [this message]
2021-05-01 19:03     ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-03 19:39       ` Jeff King
2021-05-03 10:12   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:32     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 6/9] t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 7/9] t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:43 ` [PATCH 8/9] fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:43 ` [PATCH 9/9] docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files Jeff King
2021-05-01 19:16   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-03 20:33     ` Jeff King
2021-05-03  5:36 ` [PATCH 0/9] leftover bits from symlinked gitattributes, etc topics Junio C Hamano
2021-05-03 20:42 ` [PATCH v2 " Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 1/9] t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 2/9] fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 4/9] t7415: rename to expand scope Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 6/9] t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 7/9] t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 8/9] fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 9/9] docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files Jeff King

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