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From: Phillip Wood <phillip.wood123@gmail.com>
To: Charvi Mendiratta <charvi077@gmail.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: gitster@pobox.com, christian.couder@gmail.com, sunshine@sunshineco.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 4/5][Outreachy] t7201: avoid using cd outside of subshells
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 16:39:45 +0100
Message-ID: <cf26c039-0870-ced6-5347-ab3f24343105@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201017075455.9660-5-charvi077@gmail.com>

Hi Charvi

Congratulations on posting your first patch series.

On 17/10/2020 08:54, Charvi Mendiratta wrote:
> Avoid using `cd` outside of subshells since, if the test fails, there is no guarantee that the current working directory is the expected one, which may cause subsequent tests to run in the wrong directory.

That is an accurate description of why we want to avoid using `cd` 
outside of subshells. However this conversion is converting `cd` inside 
a subshell to use `git -C`. I think that is worthwhile as it avoids 
having to use a subshell but the description should say explain that the 
conversion is desirable to avoid the cost of starting a subshell as the 
original test does not suffer from the problem described in your commit 
message.

Best Wishes

Phillip

> 
> Signed-off-by: Charvi Mendiratta <charvi077@gmail.com>
> ---
>   t/t7201-co.sh | 10 ++--------
>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/t/t7201-co.sh b/t/t7201-co.sh
> index 74553f991b..5898182fd2 100755
> --- a/t/t7201-co.sh
> +++ b/t/t7201-co.sh
> @@ -339,10 +339,7 @@ test_expect_success 'switch branches while in subdirectory' '
>   	git checkout master &&
>   
>   	mkdir subs &&
> -	(
> -		cd subs &&
> -		git checkout side
> -	) &&
> +	git -C subs checkout side &&
>   	! test -f subs/one &&
>   	rm -fr subs
>   '
> @@ -357,10 +354,7 @@ test_expect_success 'checkout specific path while in subdirectory' '
>   
>   	git checkout master &&
>   	mkdir -p subs &&
> -	(
> -		cd subs &&
> -		git checkout side -- bero
> -	) &&
> +	git -C subs checkout side -- bero &&
>   	test -f subs/bero
>   '
>   
> 

  reply index

Thread overview: 60+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-15 17:57 [PATCH 0/5][Outreachy] modernizing the test scripts charvi-077
2020-10-15 17:57 ` [PATCH 1/5][Outreachy] t7101,t7102,t7201: modernize test formatting charvi-077
2020-10-16 13:07   ` Christian Couder
2020-10-15 17:57 ` [PATCH 2/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove unnecessary blank spaces in test body charvi-077
2020-10-15 17:57 ` [PATCH 3/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove whitespace after redirect operator charvi-077
2020-10-15 17:57 ` [PATCH 4/5][Outreachy] t7201: avoid using cd outside of subshells charvi-077
2020-10-15 17:57 ` [PATCH 5/5][Outreachy] t7201: place each command in its own line charvi-077
2020-10-16 12:54 ` [PATCH 0/5][Outreachy] modernizing the test scripts Christian Couder
2020-10-17  8:27   ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17  7:54 ` [PATCH v2 " Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17  7:54   ` [PATCH v2 1/5][Outreachy] t7101,t7102,t7201: modernize test formatting Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17  7:54   ` [PATCH v2 2/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove unnecessary blank spaces in test body Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17 15:13     ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-10-18  5:40       ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17  7:54   ` [PATCH v2 3/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove whitespace after redirect operator Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17  7:54   ` [PATCH v2 4/5][Outreachy] t7201: avoid using cd outside of subshells Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-18 15:39     ` Phillip Wood [this message]
2020-10-19 12:55       ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-19 13:46         ` Phillip Wood
2020-10-19 17:24           ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-19 20:25             ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20  5:38               ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 20:09                 ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20  9:13               ` Phillip Wood
2020-10-20 11:48                 ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-17  7:54   ` [PATCH v2 5/5][Outreachy] t7201: place each command in its own line Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 11:43   ` [PATCH v3 0/5][Outreachy] modernize the test scripts Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 11:43     ` [PATCH v3 1/5][Outreachy] t7101,t7102,t7201: modernize test formatting Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 11:43     ` [PATCH v3 2/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove unnecessary blank spaces in test body Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 11:43     ` [PATCH v3 3/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove whitespace after redirect operator Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 11:43     ` [PATCH v3 4/5][Outreachy] t7201: use 'git -C' to avoid subshell Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 11:43     ` [PATCH v3 5/5][Outreachy] t7201: put each command on a seperate line Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 12:11   ` [PATCH v4] t7201: put each command on a separate line Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 20:13     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-20 20:15       ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20 20:25         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-20 20:30           ` Taylor Blau
2020-10-20 21:00             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-21  7:14             ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-20 20:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-21 13:16         ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 12:48     ` [PATCH v5 0/5][Outreachy] modernize the test scripts Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 12:48       ` [PATCH v5 1/5][Outreachy] t7101,t7102,t7201: modernize test formatting Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 12:48       ` [PATCH v5 2/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove unnecessary blank spaces in test body Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 12:48       ` [PATCH v5 3/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove whitespace after redirect operator Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 17:20         ` Eric Sunshine
2020-10-22  5:44           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-22  5:53             ` Eric Sunshine
2020-10-22  5:55             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-22  6:04               ` Eric Sunshine
2020-10-22 17:35                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-22  6:29             ` Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 12:48       ` [PATCH v5 4/5][Outreachy] t7201: use 'git -C' to avoid subshell Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-21 12:48       ` [PATCH v5 5/5][Outreachy] t7201: put each command on a separate line Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-22  7:16       ` [PATCH v6 0/5][Outreachy] modernize test scripts Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-22  7:16       ` [PATCH v6 1/5][Outreachy] t7101,t7102,t7201: modernize test formatting Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-22  7:16       ` [PATCH v6 2/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove unnecessary blank spaces in test body Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-22  7:16       ` [PATCH v6 3/5][Outreachy] t7102,t7201: remove whitespace after redirect operator Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-22  7:16       ` [PATCH v6 4/5][Outreachy] t7201: use 'git -C' to avoid subshell Charvi Mendiratta
2020-10-22  7:16       ` [PATCH v6 5/5][Outreachy] t7201: put each command on a separate line Charvi Mendiratta

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