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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Cc: Shourya Shukla <shouryashukla.oo@gmail.com>,
	christian.couder@gmail.com, git@vger.kernel.org,
	kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com, liu.denton@gmail.com,
	Prathamesh Chavan <pc44800@gmail.com>,
	Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>,
	Stefan Beller <stefanbeller@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/4] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'summary' from shell to C
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 09:35:07 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqimdc9cuc.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2008211708280.56@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (Johannes Schindelin's message of "Fri, 21 Aug 2020 17:17:42 +0200 (CEST)")

Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> writes:

> Sadly, this breaks on Windows: on Linux (and before this patch, also on
> Windows), the error message reads somewhat like this:
>
> 	fatal: exec 'rev-parse': cd to 'my-subm' failed: No such file or directory
>
> However, with the built-in `git submodule summary`, on Windows the error
> message reads like this:
>
> 	error: cannot spawn git: No such file or directory

I think a test that relies on platform-specific error string is a
bug.  It's like expecting an exact string out of strerror(), which
we had to fix a few times.

So I am not sure we would want to butcher compat/mingw.c only to
match such an expectation by a (buggy) test.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-21 16:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-06 16:40 [GSoC][PATCH v2 0/5] submodule: port " Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:40 ` [PATCH v2 1/5] submodule: expose the '--for-status' option of summary Shourya Shukla
2020-08-08 14:40   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-08 20:25     ` Christian Couder
2020-08-08 23:26       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-06 16:40 ` [PATCH v2 2/5] submodule: remove extra line feeds between callback struct and macro Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:41 ` [PATCH v2 3/5] submodule: rename helper functions to avoid ambiguity Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:41 ` [PATCH v2 4/5] t7421: introduce a test script for verifying 'summary' output Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:41 ` [PATCH v2 5/5] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'summary' from shell to C Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 22:45   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-07 16:31     ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-07 17:15       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-12 19:44 ` [GSoC][PATCH v3 0/4] submodule: port " Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 1/4] submodule: remove extra line feeds between callback struct and macro Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 2/4] submodule: rename helper functions to avoid ambiguity Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 3/4] t7421: introduce a test script for verifying 'summary' output Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 4/4] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'summary' from shell to C Shourya Shukla
2020-08-18  2:08     ` Jeff King
2020-08-21  5:22       ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-21 15:17     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-21 16:35       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-08-21 17:17         ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-21 18:09           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-21 18:54             ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-21 19:54               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-23 20:03                 ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-23 20:12                   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-24  7:26                   ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-24  8:46                     ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-24 11:08                       ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-24 17:50                         ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-24 17:54     ` Junio C Hamano

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