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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: szeder.dev@gmail.com, email@benjaminfuchs.de,
	git@vger.kernel.org, sandals@crustytoothpaste.net,
	ville.skytta@iki.fi
Subject: Re: [PATCHv3] rev-parse: add --show-superproject-working-tree
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:28:42 -0800
Message-ID: <xmqqmvcv1jz9.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170308192037.21847-1-sbeller@google.com>

Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:

> +--show-superproject-working-tree
> +	Show the absolute path of the top-level directory of
> +	the superproject. A superproject is a repository that records
> +	this repository as a submodule.

The top-level directory of the superproject's working tree?

Describe error conditions, like "you get an error if there is no
such project"?

> diff --git a/builtin/rev-parse.c b/builtin/rev-parse.c
> index e08677e559..2549643267 100644
> --- a/builtin/rev-parse.c
> +++ b/builtin/rev-parse.c
> @@ -12,6 +12,7 @@
>  #include "diff.h"
>  #include "revision.h"
>  #include "split-index.h"
> +#include "submodule.h"
>  
>  #define DO_REVS		1
>  #define DO_NOREV	2
> @@ -779,6 +780,12 @@ int cmd_rev_parse(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
>  					puts(work_tree);
>  				continue;
>  			}
> +			if (!strcmp(arg, "--show-superproject-working-tree")) {
> +				const char *superproject = get_superproject_working_tree();
> +				if (superproject)
> +					puts(superproject);
> +				continue;

When is superproject NULL?  Shouldn't we die with "there is no
superproject that uses us as a submodule"?

I can accept "it is not an error to ask for the root of the
superproject's working tree when we do not have any---that is one
way to ask if we have a superproject or not".  But if that is the
case, the code can stay the same, but the documentation should say
so, something like...

	Show the absolute path of the root of the superproject's
	working tree (if exists) that uses the current repository as
	its submodule.  Outputs nothing if the current repository is
	not used as a submodule by any project.


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Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-30 20:44 [PATCH 0/4] git-prompt.sh: Full patch for submodule indicator Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 1/4] git-prompt.sh: add " Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-30 23:48   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-31  0:10     ` Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-31  3:11       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-06  4:23         ` Stefan Beller
2017-02-06  5:55           ` Jacob Keller
2017-02-06 10:13             ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 2/4] git-prompt.sh: rework of " Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-31 18:06   ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 3/4] git-prompt.sh: fix for submodule 'dirty' indicator Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-30 20:44 ` [PATCH 4/4] git-prompt.sh: add tests for submodule indicator Benjamin Fuchs
2017-01-31 18:32   ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-01-31 22:06     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-31 22:12       ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-07  3:45         ` [RFC PATCH] rev-parse: add --show-superproject-working-tree Stefan Beller
2017-03-07  5:13           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07  7:16             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07  7:23               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07 18:44           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-07 20:40             ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-07 22:49               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08  0:56                 ` [PATCHv2] " Stefan Beller
2017-03-08  1:30                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08  6:01                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-08 19:20                     ` [PATCHv3] " Stefan Beller
2017-03-08 22:28                       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2017-03-08 23:07                         ` [PATCHv4] " Stefan Beller
2017-03-08 23:51                           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-17 22:28                           ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-17 22:51                             ` [PATCH] Documentation/git-worktree: use working tree for trees on the file system Stefan Beller
2017-03-17 22:55                               ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-17 23:04                                 ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-18 17:24                                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18  1:47                                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18  1:36                               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 17:29                                 ` Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 18:12                                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 18:50                                     ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-20 19:22                                       ` [PATCH 0/2] use "working trees" instead of "worktree" in our API Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 19:22                                         ` [PATCH 1/2] git.c: introduce --working-tree superseding --work-tree Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 19:58                                           ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-20 19:22                                         ` [PATCH 2/2] revparse: introduce --is-inside-working-tree Stefan Beller
2017-03-20 20:00                                           ` Jonathan Nieder
2017-03-20 19:37                                         ` [PATCH 0/2] use "working trees" instead of "worktree" in our API Junio C Hamano
2017-03-21 10:37                                       ` [PATCH] Documentation/git-worktree: use working tree for trees on the file system Duy Nguyen
2017-03-21 15:48                                         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-23 17:06                                           ` Michael J Gruber
2017-03-23 17:55                                             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-25 12:07                                               ` Duy Nguyen
2017-04-07 13:59                                                 ` Michael J Gruber
2017-04-07 16:14                                                   ` Jacob Keller
2017-03-25 12:05                                           ` Duy Nguyen

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