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From: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
To: Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>, Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] t6038: make tests fail for the right reason
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 15:10:49 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPig+cRB-tQEtgWpoHfZD1+Jg+SbKnUhsR4hBxWxxjQ_9A1YLw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <361911817559104672d273e199221e8367e8d595.1596349986.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com>

On Sun, Aug 2, 2020 at 2:33 AM Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
<gitgitgadget@gmail.com> wrote:
> t6038 had a pair of tests that were expected to fail, but weren't
> failing for the expected reason.  Both were meant to do a merge that
> could be done cleanly after renormalization, but were supposed to fail
> for lack of renormalization.  Unfortunately, both tests has staged

s/has/had/
...or...
s/has/have/

> changes, and checkout -m would abort due to the presence of those staged
> changes before even attempting a merge.
>
> Fix this first issue by utilizing git-restore instead of git-checkout,
> so that the index is left alone and just the working directory gets the
> changes we want.
>
> However, there is a second issue with these tests.  Technically, they
> just wanted to verify that after renormalization, no conflicts would be
> present.  This could have been checked for by grepping for a lack of
> conflict markers, but the test instead tried to compare the working
> directory files to an expected result.  Unfortunately, the setting of
> "text=auto" without setting core.eol to any value meant that the content
> of the file (in particular, the line endings) would be
> platform-dependent and the tests could only pass on some platforms.
> Replace the existing comparison with a call to 'git diff --no-index
> --ignore-cr-at-eol' to verify that the contents, other than possible
> carriage returns in the file, match the expected results and in
> particular that the file has no conflicts from the checkout -m
> operation.
>
> Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>

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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-02  6:33 [PATCH 0/4] Attr fixes Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-02  6:33 ` [PATCH 1/4] t6038: make tests fail for the right reason Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-02 18:17   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-02 19:10   ` Eric Sunshine [this message]
2020-08-03 15:06     ` Elijah Newren
2020-08-02  6:33 ` [PATCH 2/4] t6038: fix test with obviously incorrect expectations Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-02 19:57   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-03 15:36     ` Elijah Newren
2020-08-03 15:50       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-02  6:33 ` [PATCH 3/4] merge: make merge.renormalize work for all uses of merge machinery Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-02 19:23   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-03 15:07     ` Elijah Newren
2020-08-02  6:33 ` [PATCH 4/4] checkout: support renormalization with checkout -m <paths> Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-03 18:41 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] Attr fixes Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-03 18:41   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] t6038: make tests fail for the right reason Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-03 18:41   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] t6038: remove problematic test Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-03 18:41   ` [PATCH v2 3/4] merge: make merge.renormalize work for all uses of merge machinery Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget
2020-08-03 18:41   ` [PATCH v2 4/4] checkout: support renormalization with checkout -m <paths> Elijah Newren via GitGitGadget

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