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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@gmail.com>,
	Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] path: add a function to check for path suffix
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 09:49:20 -0700
Message-ID: <xmqq7e7iba7j.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190812011054.GA9180@genre.crustytoothpaste.net> (brian m. carlson's message of "Mon, 12 Aug 2019 01:10:54 +0000")

"brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net> writes:

> On 2019-08-12 at 00:32:26, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net> writes:
>> > +static ssize_t stripped_path_suffix_offset(const char *path, const char *suffix)
>> 
>> Perhaps
>> 
>>     static ssize_t last_path_component_offset(const char *path, const char *name)
>> 
>> I am tempted to also call the second parameter to this function
>> "basename", as we know from the proposed log message that you wish
>> "basename" were usable for this purpose, but basename itself has
>> another confusing factor (i.e. "are we stripping ".exe" extension?",
>> to which the answer is no in the context of these functions).
>> 
>> If we agree with the "last path component" phrasing, has_path_suffix()
>> would become something like:
>> 
>>     int last_path_component_equals(const char *path, const char *name);
>
> Except this is not necessarily the last path component. It could match
> one or more path components with the way the function is written.

That's fair.  Is the feature that allows the function called
ends_with_component*S* like Szeder suggests designed one, i.e. with
an explicit purpose of supporting callers that pass "foo/bar" as the
"suffix" to it, or is it merely that the implementation happens to
work that way, even though the expected use that is supported is to
pass only one level component but the implementation did not even
bother asserting that the "suffix" does not have a slash in it?


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Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-09 10:02 [PATCH] apply: reload .gitattributes after patching it brian m. carlson
2019-08-09 11:14 ` Taylor Blau
2019-08-09 11:25   ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-09 11:36     ` Jeff King
2019-08-09 11:47       ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-09 12:43       ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-09 13:51         ` Jeff King
2019-08-09 22:08           ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-11 17:47 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] Honor .gitattributes with rebase --am brian m. carlson
2019-08-11 17:47   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] path: add a function to check for path suffix brian m. carlson
2019-08-12  0:32     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-12  1:10       ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-12  4:36         ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-12 16:49         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2019-08-12 22:40           ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-13  1:13             ` Jeff King
2019-08-13 16:40             ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-13  6:36           ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-13 16:42             ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-11 17:47   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] apply: reload .gitattributes after patching it brian m. carlson
2019-08-13  2:43 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] Honor .gitattributes with rebase --am brian m. carlson
2019-08-13  2:43   ` [PATCH v3 1/2] path: add a function to check for path suffix brian m. carlson
2019-08-13  2:43   ` [PATCH v3 2/2] apply: reload .gitattributes after patching it brian m. carlson
2019-08-13 18:08     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-15 22:10       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-16  0:22         ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-13 22:37     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-13 22:48       ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-18 18:44 ` [PATCH v4 0/2] Honor .gitattributes with rebase --am brian m. carlson
2019-08-18 18:44   ` [PATCH v4 1/2] path: add a function to check for path suffix brian m. carlson
2019-08-18 18:44   ` [PATCH v4 2/2] apply: reload .gitattributes after patching it brian m. carlson
2019-08-19  9:41     ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-19  9:55       ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-20  3:05         ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-20  8:56           ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-20  2:45       ` brian m. carlson
2019-08-20  8:52         ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-20 18:24           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-20 18:32             ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-26 15:09               ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-26 16:41                 ` Junio C Hamano

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