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From: Derrick Stolee <>
To: Jeff King <>
Cc: Ben Humphreys <>,
	Junio C Hamano <>,
	Christopher Schenk <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Revert "remote-curl: fall back to basic auth if Negotiate fails"
Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 10:53:47 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 5/19/2021 10:14 AM, Jeff King wrote:
> On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 09:58:50AM -0400, Derrick Stolee wrote:
>>> (Note that this isn't a pure revert; the previous commit added a test
>>> showing the regression, so we can now flip it to expect_success).
>> Keeping the test is excellent, because it gives us a way to confirm
>> that a second attempt at a fix is at least as good as the first.
>> The only thing that could improve this situation is to add a test
>> that checks the bug that the previous version introduced, so that
>> the next round doesn't repeat the mistake. That can be deferred
>> because it is more important that we get this fix in time for the
>> next release candidate.
> Re-reading what I wrote, I think "the previous commit" may be ambiguous.
> The original commit which introduced the bug (and which we're reverting
> here) didn't include a test at all. In patch 1/2 of this series (what
> I'm calling "the previous commit"), I provided a test which shows the
> regression. And now this revert shows that we fixed it (by flipping from
> expect_failure to expect_success).
> So I think I've already done what you're asking (if I understand it
> correctly).

Ah. For some reason my email client didn't thread your messages
together, so I saw this as a one-off patch (ignoring the 2/2 part
of the message, of course).


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-19 14:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-18  3:07 Git 2.23.0-rc0 HTTP authentication failure - error message change Ben Humphreys
2021-05-18  5:50 ` Jeff King
2021-05-18  6:26   ` [PATCH 0/2] fix v2.32.0-rc0 bug with Negotiate / HTTP_NOAUTH Jeff King
2021-05-18  6:27     ` [PATCH 1/2] t5551: test http interaction with credential helpers Jeff King
2021-05-18  6:27     ` [PATCH 2/2] Revert "remote-curl: fall back to basic auth if Negotiate fails" Jeff King
2021-05-19 13:58       ` Derrick Stolee
2021-05-19 14:14         ` Jeff King
2021-05-19 14:53           ` Derrick Stolee [this message]
2021-05-19  1:12     ` [PATCH 0/2] fix v2.32.0-rc0 bug with Negotiate / HTTP_NOAUTH Junio C Hamano
2021-05-19  0:12   ` Git 2.23.0-rc0 HTTP authentication failure - error message change brian m. carlson
2021-05-19 11:49     ` Jeff King

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