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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 1/2] ll_binary_merge(): handle XDL_MERGE_FAVOR_UNION
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 12:36:10 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq4ke55az9.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YMIMIdnDB1Jq+lzp@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Thu, 10 Jun 2021 08:57:05 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> Prior to commit a944af1d86 (merge: teach -Xours/-Xtheirs to binary
> ll-merge driver, 2012-09-08), we always reported a conflict from
> ll_binary_merge() by returning "1" (in the xdl_merge and ll_merge code,
> this value is the number of conflict hunks). After that commit, we
> report zero conflicts if the "variant" flag is set, under the assumption
> that it is one of XDL_MERGE_FAVOR_OURS or XDL_MERGE_FAVOR_THEIRS.
>
> But this gets confused by XDL_MERGE_FAVOR_UNION. We do not know how to
> do a binary union merge, but erroneously report no conflicts anyway (and
> just blindly use the "ours" content as the result).
>
> Let's tighten our check to just the cases that a944af1d86 meant to
> cover. This fixes the union case (which existed already back when that
> commit was made), as well as future-proofing us against any other
> variants that get added later.

Makes sense.

> Note that you can't trigger this from "git merge-file --union", as that
> bails on binary files before even calling into the ll-merge machinery.
> The test here uses the "union" merge attribute, which does erroneously
> report a successful merge.

Nice discovery.

Thanks.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-11  3:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-10 12:51 [PATCH 0/2] fix union merge with binary files Jeff King
2021-06-10 12:57 ` [PATCH 1/2] ll_binary_merge(): handle XDL_MERGE_FAVOR_UNION Jeff King
2021-06-11  3:36   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-06-10 12:58 ` [PATCH 2/2] ll_union_merge(): pass name labels to ll_xdl_merge() Jeff King
2021-06-10 15:19   ` Elijah Newren
2021-06-10 16:14     ` [PATCH 3/2] ll_union_merge(): rename path_unused parameter Jeff King
2021-06-10 15:19 ` [PATCH 0/2] fix union merge with binary files Elijah Newren

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