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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] leftover bits from symlinked gitattributes, etc topics
Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 14:36:06 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqfsz48jll.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YI12hK4X/gfl3u29@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Sat, 1 May 2021 11:40:52 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> A while back, I had a topic[1] that treated symlinked .gitattributes
> (and .gitignore and .mailmap) the same as .gitmodules: forbidding them
> in the index, complaining about them via fsck, etc.
>
> In the end, we decided not to do that[2], and instead just open the
> files with O_NOFOLLOW instead. As I said in that thread, we could
> salvage some of the cleanups, fsck checks, and docs from the original
> topic. So here that is. (The new topic is in master but not yet
> released; so while this is not strictly a bug-fix for an existing topic,
> it would be good to get especially the doc improvements into the same
> release).

Thanks.


> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/git/20201005071751.GA2290770@coredump.intra.peff.net/
> [2] https://lore.kernel.org/git/YDiWs6yyv3U9YvC2@coredump.intra.peff.net/
>
> The patches are:
>
>   [1/9]: t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation
>   [2/9]: fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable
>   [3/9]: fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines
>
>     These three are really independent fixes and cleanups, that could be
>     taken separately.
>
>   [4/9]: t7415: rename to expand scope
>   [5/9]: t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules
>   [6/9]: t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names
>
>     These three are just cleaning up and improving the tests for the
>     existing handling of the .gitmodules symlinks.
>
>   [7/9]: t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles
>   [8/9]: fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW
>
>     These two extend fsck checks (warnings, not errors) to the new
>     files. I think this is an improvement, but I could be persuaded
>     otherwise (and these two could be dropped independent of the rest).
>
>   [9/9]: docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files
>
>     And this covers documentation for all of the files (including
>     .gitmodules).
>
>  Documentation/gitattributes.txt               |   7 ++
>  Documentation/gitignore.txt                   |   5 +
>  Documentation/gitmailmap.txt                  |   7 ++
>  Documentation/gitmodules.txt                  |   8 ++
>  cache.h                                       |   1 +
>  fsck.c                                        |  84 ++++++++++---
>  fsck.h                                        |   3 +
>  path.c                                        |   5 +
>  t/helper/test-path-utils.c                    |  46 +++++--
>  t/t0060-path-utils.sh                         |  30 +++++
>  ...ule-names.sh => t7450-bad-git-dotfiles.sh} | 116 +++++++++++++-----
>  utf8.c                                        |   5 +
>  utf8.h                                        |   1 +
>  13 files changed, 257 insertions(+), 61 deletions(-)
>  rename t/{t7415-submodule-names.sh => t7450-bad-git-dotfiles.sh} (70%)
>
> -Peff

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-03  5:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-01 15:40 Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 1/9] t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation Jeff King
2021-05-03  9:46   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:29     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 2/9] fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable Jeff King
2021-05-03 11:15   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:13     ` Jeff King
2021-05-04 10:10       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines Jeff King
2021-05-03 11:22   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:23     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 4/9] t7415: rename to expand scope Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules Jeff King
2021-05-01 18:55   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-01 19:03     ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-03 19:39       ` Jeff King
2021-05-03 10:12   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:32     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 6/9] t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 7/9] t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:43 ` [PATCH 8/9] fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:43 ` [PATCH 9/9] docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files Jeff King
2021-05-01 19:16   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-03 20:33     ` Jeff King
2021-05-03  5:36 ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-05-03 20:42 ` [PATCH v2 0/9] leftover bits from symlinked gitattributes, etc topics Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 1/9] t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 2/9] fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 4/9] t7415: rename to expand scope Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 6/9] t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 7/9] t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 8/9] fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 9/9] docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files Jeff King

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