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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Johannes Schindelin <johasc@microsoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] config: work around bug with includeif:onbranch and early config
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 14:37:01 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq7e7xq41u.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4aa88340132b03c9480c781cb5cb3c5b5513e944.1564602830.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com> (Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget's message of "Wed, 31 Jul 2019 12:53:51 -0700 (PDT)")

"Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
writes:

> Let's work around this, simply by ignoring the `includeif.onbranch:`
> setting when parsing the config when the ref store has not been
> initialized (yet).

Interesting chicken-and-egg problem.

> Technically, there is a way to solve this properly: teach the refs
> machinery to initialize the ref_store from a given gitdir/commondir pair
> (which we _do_ have in the early config code path), and then use that in
> `include_by_branch()`. This, however, is a pretty involved project, and
> we're already in the feature freeze for Git v2.23.0.

Postponing the proper fix to the next cycle (or later) is good.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-07-31 21:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-31 19:53 [PATCH 0/1] Make the includeif:onbranch feature more robust Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-07-31 19:53 ` [PATCH 1/1] config: work around bug with includeif:onbranch and early config Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-07-31 21:37   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2019-07-31 20:06 ` [PATCH v2 0/1] Make the includeif:onbranch feature more robust Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-07-31 20:06   ` [PATCH v2 1/1] config: work around bug with includeif:onbranch and early config Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-07-31 22:02     ` Jeff King
2019-07-31 22:13       ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-07-31 23:12         ` Jeff King
2019-08-01  0:49           ` Jeff King
2019-08-01 17:24             ` Jeff Hostetler
2019-08-06 12:26               ` [PATCH 0/3] the_repository initialization cleanup Jeff King
2019-08-06 12:26                 ` [PATCH 1/3] t1309: use short branch name in includeIf.onbranch test Jeff King
2019-08-06 12:27                 ` [PATCH 2/3] common-main: delay trace2 initialization Jeff King
2019-08-06 12:27                 ` [PATCH 3/3] config: stop checking whether the_repository is NULL Jeff King
2019-08-06 12:49                   ` Jeff King
2019-08-08 19:48                     ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-08-06 12:56               ` [PATCH v2 1/1] config: work around bug with includeif:onbranch and early config Jeff King

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