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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
Cc: Jason Gore <Jason.Gore@microsoft.com>,
	"git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Git clean enumerates ignored directories (since 2.27)
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 04:51:39 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YHf+m7vOQumdJXwX@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YHdzDlAfsuZ21HR7@camp.crustytoothpaste.net>

On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 10:56:14PM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:

> ----
> #!/bin/sh
> 
> git init test-repo
> cd test-repo
> longname="directory"
> touch "$longname.txt"
> last=400
> for x in $(seq 1 $last); do
>   mkdir "x$longname$x"
>   mv directory* "x$longname$x"
>   mv "x$longname$x" "$longname$x"
> done
> git clean -ffdxn -e directory$last
> ----
> 
> When it fails, it will complain that it wasn't able to open the
> directory.  It still exits zero, however.
> 
> I haven't bisected this, so I don't know if those patches are related to
> the problem or not.  I'm a little short on time today to investigate
> further, but hopefully this can get someone on the right path with a
> modified version and git bisect run if nothing else.

It bisects to 8d92fb2927 (dir: replace exponential algorithm with a
linear one, 2020-04-01). I won't pretend to understand everything going
on in that commit, though.

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-15  8:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-14 17:17 Jason Gore
2021-04-14 22:56 ` brian m. carlson
2021-04-15  8:51   ` Jeff King [this message]
2021-04-22 17:18     ` Jason Gore
2021-04-22 17:24       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-07  4:08       ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-07  2:31     ` Elijah Newren
2021-05-07  3:25       ` Jeff King
2021-05-07  3:43         ` Jeff King
2021-05-07  3:44         ` Elijah Newren

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