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From: "Đoàn Trần Công Danh" <congdanhqx@gmail.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Matheus Tavares <matheus.bernardino@usp.br>,
	gitster@pobox.com, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] t2080: fix cp invocation to copy symlinks instead of following them
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2021 08:36:11 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YLbgi0jQn8BJ1ue2@danh.dev> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <871r9n2dlu.fsf@evledraar.gmail.com>

On 2021-05-31 16:01:01+0200, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, May 27 2021, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, May 26 2021, Matheus Tavares wrote:
> >
> >> t2080 makes a few copies of a test repository and later performs a
> >> branch switch on each one of the copies to verify that parallel checkout
> >> and sequential checkout produce the same results. However, the
> >> repository is copied with `cp -R` which, on some systems, defaults to
> >> following symlinks on the directory hierarchy and copying their target
> >> files instead of copying the symlinks themselves. AIX is one example of
> >> system where this happens. Because the symlinks are not preserved, the
> >> copied repositories have paths that do not match what is in the index,
> >> causing git to abort the checkout operation that we want to test. This
> >> makes the test fail on these systems.
> >>
> >> Fix this by copying the repository with the POSIX flag '-P', which
> >> forces cp to copy the symlinks instead of following them. Note that we
> >> already use this flag for other cp invocations in our test suite (see
> >> t7001). With this change, t2080 now passes on AIX.
> >>
> >> Reported-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
> >> Signed-off-by: Matheus Tavares <matheus.bernardino@usp.br>
> >> ---
> >>  t/t2080-parallel-checkout-basics.sh | 2 +-
> >>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/t/t2080-parallel-checkout-basics.sh b/t/t2080-parallel-checkout-basics.sh
> >> index 7087818550..3e0f8c675f 100755
> >> --- a/t/t2080-parallel-checkout-basics.sh
> >> +++ b/t/t2080-parallel-checkout-basics.sh
> >> @@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ do
> >>  
> >>  	test_expect_success "$mode checkout" '
> >>  		repo=various_$mode &&
> >> -		cp -R various $repo &&
> >> +		cp -R -P various $repo &&
> >>  
> >>  		# The just copied files have more recent timestamps than their
> >>  		# associated index entries. So refresh the cached timestamps
> >
> > Thanks for the quick fix, I can confirm that this makes the test pass on
> > AIX 7.2.
> 
> There's still a failure[1] in t2082-parallel-checkout-attributes.sh
> though, which is new in 2.32.0-rc*. The difference is in an unexpected
> BOM:
>     
>     avar@gcc119:[/scratch/avar/git/t]perl -nle 'print unpack "H*"' trash\ directory.t2082-parallel-checkout-attributes/encoding/A.internal 
>     efbbbf74657874
>     avar@gcc119:[/scratch/avar/git/t]perl -nle 'print unpack "H*"' trash\ directory.t2082-parallel-checkout-attributes/encoding/utf8-text  
>     74657874
> 
> I.e. the A.internal starts with 0xefbbbf. The 2nd test of t0028*.sh also
> fails similarly[2], so perhaps it's some old/iconv/whatever issue not
> per-se related to any change of yours.

The 0xefbbbf looks interesting, it's BOM for utf-8.

> I tried compiling with both NO_ICONV=Y and ICONV_OMITS_BOM=Y, both have
> the same failure.

I didn't check the code-path for NO_ICONV=Y but ICONV_OMITS_BOM=Y only
affects output of converting *to* utf-16 and utf-32.

So, I think AIX iconv implementation automatically add BOM to utf-8?

Perhap we need to call skip_utf8_bom somewhere?

-- Danh

> In any case, I think AIX test failures (or other obscure platforms I
> test) are rather uninteresting per-se, I mainly test on these to smoke
> out bad assumptions elsewhere. E.g. non-POSIX code, perhaps in this case
> we're relying on some unportable iconv assumption, or maybe not...
>     
> 
> 1.
> Initialized empty Git repository in /scratch/avar/git/t/trash directory.t2082-parallel-checkout-attributes/encoding/.git/
> + cd encoding
> + echo text
> + 1> utf8-text
> + write_utf16
> + 0< utf8-text 1> utf16-text
> checking prerequisite: NO_UTF16_BOM
> 
> mkdir -p "$TRASH_DIRECTORY/prereq-test-dir-NO_UTF16_BOM" &&
> (
>         cd "$TRASH_DIRECTORY/prereq-test-dir-NO_UTF16_BOM" &&
>         test $(printf abc | iconv -f UTF-8 -t UTF-16 | wc -c) = 6
> 
> )
> + mkdir -p /scratch/avar/git/t/trash directory.t2082-parallel-checkout-attributes/prereq-test-dir-NO_UTF16_BOM
> + cd /scratch/avar/git/t/trash directory.t2082-parallel-checkout-attributes/prereq-test-dir-NO_UTF16_BOM
> + printf abc
> + iconv -f UTF-8 -t UTF-16
> + wc -c
> + test 6 = 6
> prerequisite NO_UTF16_BOM ok
> + echo A working-tree-encoding=UTF-16
> + 1> .gitattributes
> + cp utf16-text A
> + cp utf8-text B
> + git add A B .gitattributes
> + git commit -m encoding
> [master (root-commit) 65fa7e8] encoding
>  Author: A U Thor <author@example.com>
>  3 files changed, 3 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 .gitattributes
>  create mode 100644 A
>  create mode 100644 B
> + git cat-file -p :A
> + 1> A.internal
> + test_cmp_bin utf8-text A.internal
> utf8-text A.internal differ: char 1, line 1
> error: last command exited with $?=1
> not ok 2 - parallel-checkout with re-encoding
> #
> #               set_checkout_config 2 0 &&
> #               git init encoding &&
> #               (
> #                       cd encoding &&
> #                       echo text >utf8-text &&
> #                       write_utf16 <utf8-text >utf16-text &&
> #
> #                       echo "A working-tree-encoding=UTF-16" >.gitattributes &&
> #                       cp utf16-text A &&
> #                       cp utf8-text B &&
> #                       git add A B .gitattributes &&
> #                       git commit -m encoding &&
> #
> #                       # Check that A is stored in UTF-8
> #                       git cat-file -p :A >A.internal &&
> #                       test_cmp_bin utf8-text A.internal &&
> #
> #                       rm A B &&
> #                       test_checkout_workers 2 git checkout A B &&
> #
> #                       # Check that A (and only A) is re-encoded during checkout
> #                       test_cmp_bin utf16-text A &&
> #                       test_cmp_bin utf8-text B
> #               )
> #
> 
> 2. 
> 
> avar@gcc119:[/scratch/avar/git/t]perl -nle 'print unpack "H*"' trash\ directory.t0028-working-tree-encoding/test.utf8.raw  
> 68616c6c6f20746865726521
> 63616e20796f752072656164206d653f
> avar@gcc119:[/scratch/avar/git/t]perl -nle 'print unpack "H*"' trash\ directory.t0028-working-tree-encoding/test.utf16.git    
> efbbbf68616c6c6f20746865726521
> 63616e20796f752072656164206d653f

-- 
Danh

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-02  1:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-26 23:58 Matheus Tavares
2021-05-27  7:25 ` Christian Couder
2021-05-27 12:51 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-31 14:01   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-31 16:09     ` Matheus Tavares
2021-05-31 20:41       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-02  1:36     ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh [this message]
2021-06-02 10:50       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-02 11:14         ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-06-02 11:22         ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2021-06-02 13:36           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-06-02 13:50             ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2021-06-03 12:34               ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2021-06-02 19:13             ` UTF-BOM was: [PATCH] t2080: fix cp invocation Torsten Bögershausen
2021-06-03  0:07         ` [PATCH] t2080: fix cp invocation to copy symlinks instead of following them brian m. carlson

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