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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>
Cc: Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	"brian m . carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>,
	Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>,
	Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>,
	Chris Torek <chris.torek@gmail.com>,
	Andreas Schwab <schwab@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] sample hooks: become hash agnostic
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:34:18 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqa6xgjvud.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1600853895.git.liu.denton@gmail.com> (Denton Liu's message of "Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:38:42 -0700")

Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com> writes:

> There are currently two hooks that have hardcoded 40 zeros as the null
> OID and, thus, are not hash-agnostic. Rewrite these to get the zero OID using
>
> 	git hash-object --stdin </dev/null | tr '[0-9a-f]' '0'
>
> so that the zero OID is hash-agnostic.
>
> This was initially done by introducing `git rev-parse --null-oid` to get the
> zero OID but that seems like overkill. From a cursory search of Github, the
> only instances of the zero OID being used come from clones of the git.git
> repository (tests and sample hooks). Since we don't want to introduce an option
> that no one will use, don't go this route and just do the easiest thing.

Patches 2&3/3 look quite sensible.

Patch 1/3 is a borderline Meh, as we do not need to force _our_
coding convention to the end-users, even though we do do so on
ourselves.  But let's take it to make things more consistent.

Thanks.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-23 16:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-18 11:19 [PATCH 0/4] " Denton Liu
2020-09-18 11:19 ` [PATCH 1/4] hooks--pre-push.sample: prefer $() for command substitution Denton Liu
2020-09-18 16:57   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-09-18 11:19 ` [PATCH 2/4] builtin/rev-parse: learn --null-oid Denton Liu
2020-09-18 14:11   ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-18 14:16     ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-18 18:16       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18 18:21         ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-18 21:26     ` brian m. carlson
2020-09-20  4:25       ` Chris Torek
2020-09-20 18:58         ` brian m. carlson
2020-09-20 15:35       ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-20 16:03       ` Andreas Schwab
2020-09-18 11:19 ` [PATCH 3/4] hooks--pre-push.sample: use hash-agnostic null OID Denton Liu
2020-09-18 17:06   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-09-18 11:19 ` [PATCH 4/4] hooks--update.sample: " Denton Liu
2020-09-18 17:08   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-09-18 21:35 ` [PATCH 0/4] sample hooks: become hash agnostic brian m. carlson
2020-09-23  9:38 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Denton Liu
2020-09-23  9:38   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] hooks--pre-push.sample: modernize script Denton Liu
2020-09-23  9:38   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] hooks--pre-push.sample: use hash-agnostic zero OID Denton Liu
2020-09-23  9:38   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] hooks--update.sample: " Denton Liu
2020-09-23 16:34   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]

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