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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Duy Nguyen <>
Cc: Jeff King <>, Antonio Ospite <>,
	Eric Wong <>, Git Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] repository.c: always allocate 'index' at repo init time
Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 09:07:44 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Duy Nguyen's message of "Tue, 21 May 2019 17:34:02 +0700")

Duy Nguyen <> writes:

> On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 8:17 PM Jeff King <> wrote:
>> The patch looks good, though I wonder if we could simplify even further
>> by just embedding an index into the repository object. The purpose of
>> having it as a pointer, I think, is so that the_repository can point to
>> the_index. But we could possibly hide the latter behind some macro
>> trickery like:
>>   #define the_index (the_repository->index)
> ...
>> So it's definitely non-trivial to go that way. I'm not sure if it's
>> worth the effort to switch at this point, but even if it is, your patch
>> seems like a good thing to do in the meantime.

Yeah, the fact that the_reopsitory->index is not an embedded
instance has bothered me from the very beginning, and I am happy to
see others share the same feeling ;-)

>> Either way, I think we could probably revert the non-test portion of my
>> 581d2fd9f2 (get_oid: handle NULL repo->index, 2019-05-14) after this.
> Yeah. I'm thinking of doing that after, scanning for similar lines
> too. But it looks like it's the only one. Will fix in v2.


      parent reply	other threads:[~2019-05-28 16:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-11 20:57 new segfault in master (6a6c0f10a70a6eb1) Eric Wong
2019-05-11 22:31 ` Jeff King
2019-05-11 23:02   ` Jeff King
2019-05-12  4:26     ` Duy Nguyen
2019-05-14 13:54     ` [PATCH] get_oid: handle NULL repo->index Jeff King
2019-05-14 23:38       ` Eric Wong
2019-05-15  1:24       ` Duy Nguyen
2019-05-15  1:46         ` Jeff King
2019-05-15  5:16           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-05-15  9:29             ` Duy Nguyen
2019-05-16  1:43               ` Junio C Hamano
2019-05-19  2:56                 ` [PATCH] repository.c: always allocate 'index' at repo init time Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy
2019-05-20 13:17                   ` Jeff King
2019-05-21 10:34                     ` Duy Nguyen
2019-05-21 20:58                       ` Jeff King
2019-05-28 16:07                       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]

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