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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: ab/test-without-templates
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 09:11:52 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqbkueqe5z.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <220627.864k06i8im.gmgdl@evledraar.gmail.com> (=?utf-8?B?IsOG?= =?utf-8?B?dmFyIEFybmZqw7Zyw7A=?= Bjarmason"'s message of "Mon, 27 Jun 2022 14:29:50 +0200")

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

> You may disagree with some or all of those, but this series doesn't try
> to get you to agree with any of them. It's just making our tests more
> sturdy and explicit in their intent by clearly declaring which parts of
> them are relying on our default templates.
>
> So it's helping us spot issues like the one fixed in 7f44842ac19
> (sparse-checkout: create leading directory, 2022-01-21) earlier.

It's like arguing "this series is a bugfix, so what it fixes are by
definition bugs", isn't it?

> I really don't disagree with you per-se about us defining some minimum
> viable template,...

Well then it becomes debatable if it is a "bug" not to handle
missing .git/info that needs "fixing" by this series, and it also
makes it debatable if 7f44842a (sparse-checkout: create leading
directory, 2022-01-21) was also a "bugfix", or just tightening
against environment the end-user broke, no?

  reply	other threads:[~2022-06-27 16:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-22 19:32 What's cooking in git.git (Jun 2022, #07; Wed, 22) Junio C Hamano
2022-06-22 21:16 ` en/merge-tree (Was: Re: What's cooking in git.git (Jun 2022, #07; Wed, 22)) Elijah Newren
2022-06-22 23:13   ` en/merge-tree Junio C Hamano
2022-06-23 10:02   ` en/merge-tree (Was: Re: What's cooking in git.git (Jun 2022, #07; Wed, 22)) Johannes Schindelin
2022-06-23 10:55 ` ab/test-without-templates (was: " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-06-23 22:12   ` ab/test-without-templates Junio C Hamano
2022-06-27 12:29     ` ab/test-without-templates Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-06-27 16:11       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2022-06-27 18:23         ` ab/test-without-templates Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-06-23 10:59 ` hx/unpack-streaming (was: What's cooking in git.git (Jun 2022, #07; Wed, 22)) Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-06-23 22:08   ` hx/unpack-streaming Junio C Hamano
2022-06-24  3:12 ` gc/submodule-update (was Re: What's cooking in git.git (Jun 2022, #07; Wed, 22)) Glen Choo
2022-06-24 15:35   ` Junio C Hamano

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