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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>
Cc: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>, Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>,
	Antonio Ospite <ao2@ao2.it>,
	Git Mailing List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] get_oid: handle NULL repo->index
Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:43:34 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqftpf5g3d.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACsJy8BS8NR6aZR29VLYUrRjBE_oyzH=L6X7CSpCO9G+sPjcbA@mail.gmail.com> (Duy Nguyen's message of "Wed, 15 May 2019 16:29:12 +0700")

Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com> writes:

>> That is an approach to make it harder to make mistakes by accepting
>> possibly a small wasted resource; but at that point, I think calling
>> repo_read_index() unconditionally from here and similar places would
>> be a simpler fix in the same spirit.
>
> For repo_read_index() case, maybe. But we have a lot of
> "r(epo)->index->something". All or most of these references
> traditionally are the_index.something, which is always safe to
> dereference. Submodule repos with the optionally NULL repo->index
> break this assumption.

Ah, good point.  Thanks for a dose of sanity.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-16  1:50 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 [this message]
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

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