git@vger.kernel.org list mirror (unofficial, one of many)
 help / color / mirror / code / Atom feed
From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Derrick Stolee <derrickstolee@github.com>,
	Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>,
	Hans Jerry Illikainen <hji@dyntopia.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] object-file: fix a unpack_loose_header() regression in 3b6a8db3b03
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 15:39:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqa6cedpt3.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <patch-4.4-7698c0f11a8-20220421T200733Z-avarab@gmail.com> (=?utf-8?B?IsOGdmFyCUFybmZqw7Zyw7A=?= Bjarmason"'s message of "Thu, 21 Apr 2022 22:14:37 +0200")

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com> writes:

> -	if (unpack_loose_header(&stream, map, mapsize, hdr, sizeof(hdr),
> -				NULL) < 0) {
> +	switch (unpack_loose_header(&stream, map, mapsize, hdr, sizeof(hdr),
> +				    NULL)) {
> +	case ULHR_OK:
> +		break;
> +	case ULHR_BAD:
> +	case ULHR_TOO_LONG:
>  		error(_("unable to unpack header of %s"), path);
>  		goto out;
>  	}

Sigh, well spotted.  This is why I hate the application of "enum is
better, let's rewrite the 'negative is error, 0 is good' with it"
and other dogmatic "clean-up" that touch everywhere in the codebase.

Now because it is ULHR_OK or everything else that is an error, I think
the fix should be

	if (unpack_loose_header(...) != ULHR_OK) {
		error(...);
		goto out;
	}

It would also be much closer in spirit to the original code before
the "enum" change broke it.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-21 22:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-21 20:14 [PATCH 0/4] Fix issues and a regression noted by valgrind Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-21 20:14 ` [PATCH 1/4] tests: make RUNTIME_PREFIX compatible with --valgrind Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-21 22:22   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-21 20:14 ` [PATCH 2/4] log test: skip a failing mkstemp() test under valgrind Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-21 20:14 ` [PATCH 3/4] commit-graph.c: don't assume that stat() succeeds Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-21 22:29   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-21 20:14 ` [PATCH 4/4] object-file: fix a unpack_loose_header() regression in 3b6a8db3b03 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-21 22:39   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2022-04-22  8:21     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-05-12 22:32 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] test fixes around valgrind Junio C Hamano
2022-05-12 22:32   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] tests: using custom GIT_EXEC_PATH breaks --valgrind tests Junio C Hamano
2022-05-12 22:32   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] log test: skip a failing mkstemp() test under valgrind Junio C Hamano
2022-05-12 22:32   ` [PATCH v2 3/4] commit-graph.c: don't assume that stat() succeeds Junio C Hamano
2022-05-12 22:32   ` [PATCH v2 4/4] object-file: fix a unpack_loose_header() regression in 3b6a8db3b03 Junio C Hamano
2022-05-12 23:39     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-16 14:59       ` Derrick Stolee
2022-05-19 20:09         ` [RFC PATCH 0/2] Alternate ab/valgrind-fixes fix-up Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-05-19 20:09           ` [RFC PATCH 1/2] object-file API: fix obscure unpack_loose_header() return Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-05-19 20:09           ` [RFC PATCH 2/2] object-file API: have unpack_loose_header() return "int" again Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-05-20  4:27             ` Junio C Hamano

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

  List information: http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=xmqqa6cedpt3.fsf@gitster.g \
    --to=gitster@pobox.com \
    --cc=Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de \
    --cc=avarab@gmail.com \
    --cc=derrickstolee@github.com \
    --cc=git@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=hji@dyntopia.com \
    --subject='Re: [PATCH 4/4] object-file: fix a unpack_loose_header() regression in 3b6a8db3b03' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

Code repositories for project(s) associated with this inbox:

	https://80x24.org/mirrors/git.git

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for read-only IMAP folder(s) and NNTP newsgroup(s).