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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: "SZEDER Gábor" <szeder.dev@gmail.com>,
	"Sathyajith Bhat" <sathya@sathyasays.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Re*: Segfault in git when using git logs
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 12:16:36 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq361onahn.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201104194155.GA3060815@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Wed, 4 Nov 2020 14:41:55 -0500")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

>> +# Basic command line option parsing
>> +test_expect_success '-L is incompatible with pathspec' '
>> +	# This may fail due to "no such path a.c in commit",
>> +	# or "-L is incompatible with pathspec". Either is acceptable.
>> +	test_must_fail git log -L1,1:a.c -- a.c &&
>
> This test confuses me. What are we looking for here? Presumably we'd
> fail with:
>
>   git log -L1,1:a.c
>
> too. If the test were "basic command line parsing", I could see checking
> that. But that's only what the comment says.

Yeah, I was undecided to have a single test that covers all (which I
ended up with) or a sequence of individual tests (which I wrote on
the title).

>> +	# This must fail due to "-L is incompatible with pathspec".
>> +	test_must_fail git log -L1,1:b.c -- b.c &&
>
> Right, this is what we fixed. Would using test_i18ngrep on the stderr be
> better than the comment?

I do not care either way myself ;-)

>> +	# These must fail due to "follow requires one pathspec".
>> +	test_must_fail git log -L1,1:b.c --follow &&
>> +	test_must_fail git log --follow -L1,1:b.c &&
>
> These are really tests of --follow, but I don't mind seeing them here as
> reinforcement for the concepts that the commit message claims.
>
>> +	# This may fail due to "-L is incompatible with pathspec",
>> +	# or "-L is incompatible with pathspec". Either is acceptable.
>> +	test_must_fail git log --follow -L1,1:b.c -- b.c
>
> Should one of those be "-L is incompatible with --follow"? Though of
> course we did not add such a check, so we know that it will be "-L is
> incompatible with pathspec", even without the --follow.

The comment seems utterly wrong here.  I may reroll after taking a
nap or something ;-)

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-04 20:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-02 13:59 Sathyajith Bhat
2020-11-02 14:43 ` Jeff King
2020-11-02 18:31   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-03 10:15   ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-11-03 11:21     ` Christian Couder
2020-11-03 16:10       ` Elijah Newren
2020-11-03 18:21     ` Jeff King
2020-11-03 18:34       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-03 18:57         ` Jeff King
2020-11-03 20:21           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-04 13:31             ` Jeff King
2020-11-04 16:26               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-04 17:54             ` Re*: " Junio C Hamano
2020-11-04 19:41               ` Jeff King
2020-11-04 20:16                 ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-11-04 20:35                   ` [PATCH] log: diagnose -L used with pathspec as an error Junio C Hamano
2020-11-04 21:03                     ` Jeff King
2020-11-03 18:46 ` Segfault in git when using git logs Derrick Stolee
2020-11-03 18:55   ` Sathyajith Bhat
2020-11-03 19:23     ` Jeff King
2020-11-03 20:07       ` Derrick Stolee
2020-11-03 21:04         ` Derrick Stolee
2020-11-04 15:49           ` Sathyajith Bhat

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