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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] a small branch API clean-up
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:52:55 +0900
Message-ID: <xmqqtvysg9w8.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1508555222.2516.11.camel@gmail.com>

Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, 2017-10-13 at 14:11 +0900, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> This started as a little clean-up for a NEEDSWORK comment in
>> branch.h, but it ended up adding a rather useful safety feature.
>> 
>
> Part of this series seems to duplicate the work done in part of my
> series that tries to give more useful error messages when renaming a
> branch.
>
> https://public-inbox.org/git/%3C20170919071525.9404-1-kaarticsivaraam91196@gmail.com%3E/
>
> Any reasons for this?

Sorry, but I am not sure what you are asking.  

I was looking at the code, noticed NEEDSWORK comment and worked on
cleaning things up---you seem to feel that I need a reason, or
perhaps even your permission, when I try improving the codebase?
That starts to sound a bit ridiculous.

As different developers are multiple people, it just happens that
areas somebody changes overlap an area somebody else wants to
change.  It's not like anybody owns a piece of source file when s/he
expresses an interest to work on something that may or may not
affect that area.

  reply index

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-13  5:11 Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13  5:11 ` [PATCH 1/3] branch: streamline "attr_only" handling in validate_new_branchname() Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13  7:05   ` Eric Sunshine
2017-10-13  5:11 ` [PATCH 2/3] branch: split validate_new_branchname() into two Junio C Hamano
2017-10-21  4:58   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  9:01     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13  5:11 ` [PATCH 3/3] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13 13:15   ` Jeff King
2017-10-14  2:11     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-14  2:20       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-16 21:38         ` Jeff King
2017-10-21  4:50         ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  8:57           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-22  5:00             ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  3:07 ` [PATCH 0/3] a small branch API clean-up Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  8:52   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2017-10-22  4:36     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 11:42 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 11:42   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] builtin/branch: remove redundant check for HEAD Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 12:00   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 15:08     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-15 16:59       ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-15 22:14         ` [PATCH 3/4] branch: correctly reject refs/heads/{-dash,HEAD} Junio C Hamano
2017-11-16 13:11           ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-16 14:57             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-16 17:02               ` Kaartic Sivaraam

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