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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Cc: "SZEDER Gábor" <szeder.dev@gmail.com>,
	"Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] ci: stop linking built-ins to the dashed versions
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:18:00 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq8sdkyypj.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2009081332020.54@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (Johannes Schindelin's message of "Tue, 8 Sep 2020 13:32:56 +0200 (CEST)")

Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> writes:

>> > diff --git a/ci/run-build-and-tests.sh b/ci/run-build-and-tests.sh
>> > index 6c27b886b8..1df9402c3b 100755
>> > --- a/ci/run-build-and-tests.sh
>> > +++ b/ci/run-build-and-tests.sh
>> > @@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ windows*) cmd //c mklink //j t\\.prove "$(cygpath -aw "$cache_dir/.prove")";;
>> >  *) ln -s "$cache_dir/.prove" t/.prove;;
>> >  esac
>> >
>> > -make
>> > +make SKIP_DASHED_BUILT_INS=YesPlease
>>
>> Please make sure that this Makefile knob is set in all jobs building
>> and testing Git, or justify in the commit message why it isn't.
>
> The intention was to set it in all jobs (but the jury, AKA Junio, is still
> out on that). Did I not do that?

I already said I understood and agreed with your reasoning why this
should be done everywhere, and as far as I can see, the "make"
invocation we see above is before the job specific case statement
starts doing things differently, and applies to everybody.

If I were "still out on" anything, it is that the proposed log
message of 3/3 does not explain well why this has a (good) effect on
the running of tests, and caused both Szeder and I confusion.  The
log message needs a bit more polishing.

I think the primary cause of the confusion is that it is not clear
to readers that the early three paragraphs refer to the building
(hardlinking) of git-foo in the source tree.  Because the primary
goal of the Makefile change in 2/3 is to stop hardlinking git-foo in
the installed location, it is easy for readers to mistakenly think
that these paragraphs still talk about the git-foo binaries in the
installed directory and miss the fact that we also make them in the
source directory without SKIP_DASHED_BUILT_INS.

Thanks.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-08 17:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-17  9:07 [PATCH 0/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17  4:55 ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17 18:02   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-24 12:47     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-24 18:42       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-25  8:07         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-25 16:03           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-17  9:07 ` [PATCH 1/3] msvc: copy the correct `.pdb` files in the Makefile target `install` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17  9:24   ` Jeff King
2020-08-17  5:51     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17 21:37       ` Jeff King
2020-08-18  6:17         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17  9:07 ` [PATCH 2/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17 18:19   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-24 14:58     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17  9:07 ` [PATCH 3/3] ci: stop linking built-ins to the dashed versions Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17 18:26   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-24 15:37 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-24 15:37   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] msvc: copy the correct `.pdb` files in the Makefile target `install` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-24 15:37   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-24 19:02     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-25  8:20       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-24 15:38   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] ci: stop linking built-ins to the dashed versions Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-24 19:06     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-25  8:30       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-25 13:47     ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-08-25 15:42       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-26  4:19         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-26 16:13           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-26 16:24             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-02  7:06             ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-02 20:50               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-27  8:30           ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-08-24 18:55   ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Junio C Hamano
2020-08-24 19:03     ` Jeff King
2020-08-24 19:51       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-26 11:56   ` [PATCH v3 " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-26 11:56     ` [PATCH v3 1/3] msvc: copy the correct `.pdb` files in the Makefile target `install` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-26 11:56     ` [PATCH v3 2/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-08-26 16:20       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-26 11:56     ` [PATCH v3 3/3] ci: stop linking built-ins to the dashed versions Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-03 10:45       ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-09-08 11:32         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-08 11:48           ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-09-08 17:18           ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-09-21 22:28     ` [PATCH v4 0/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:28       ` [PATCH v4 1/3] msvc: copy the correct `.pdb` files in the Makefile target `install` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:28       ` [PATCH v4 2/3] Optionally skip linking/copying the built-ins Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:28       ` [PATCH v4 3/3] ci: stop linking built-ins to the dashed versions Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:53         ` Junio C Hamano

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