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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, peff@peff.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] builtin/repack.c: don't move existing packs out of the way
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 16:46:06 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqd00c7qup.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <X7MYifflg7SaTRXm@nand.local> (Taylor Blau's message of "Mon, 16 Nov 2020 19:25:45 -0500")

Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com> writes:

>> In any case, much of what I speculated while reading the proposed
>> log message turned out to be false, which may be a sign that the log
>> message did not explain the approach clearly enough.  I thought that
>> a newly created file that happened to be identical to existing ones
>> would be discarded without getting renamed to their final location,
>> but the code does not do such special casing.  I thought the
>> 'metadata' it talks about were to compensate for side effects of
>> reusing the old files, but that was not what the 'metadata' was even
>> about.
>
> It's more about: ...

You do not have to explain that to me here.  Instead explain that to
future readers of our history in the commit log message.

Thanks.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-17  0:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-16 18:41 [PATCH 0/3] repack: " Taylor Blau
2020-11-16 18:41 ` [PATCH 1/3] repack: make "exts" array available outside cmd_repack() Taylor Blau
2020-11-16 18:41 ` [PATCH 2/3] builtin/repack.c: keep track of what pack-objects wrote Taylor Blau
2020-11-16 18:41 ` [PATCH 3/3] builtin/repack.c: don't move existing packs out of the way Taylor Blau
2020-11-16 23:29   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-17  0:02     ` Jeff King
2020-11-17  0:26       ` Taylor Blau
2020-11-17  0:25     ` Taylor Blau
2020-11-17  0:46       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-11-17 20:15         ` Taylor Blau
2020-11-17 21:28           ` Junio C Hamano

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