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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, "René Scharfe" <l.s.r@web.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/10] run-command API: add and use a run_command_l_opt()
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 13:27:38 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq8rli881x.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Y0nAm4+KL71vyYB8@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Fri, 14 Oct 2022 16:03:39 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> On Fri, Oct 14, 2022 at 11:40:27AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>
>> > @@ -862,11 +858,11 @@ static void write_refspec_config(const char *src_ref_prefix,
>> >  
>> >  static void dissociate_from_references(void)
>> >  {
>> > -	static const char* argv[] = { "repack", "-a", "-d", NULL };
>> 
>> Good to see that this one in a wrong scope can now go away.
>
> It definitely is broader scope than is necessary. I wonder if it makes
> things easier to read, though, the way we would sometimes hoist things
> out of a function into a static-global to make them more obvious. I
> dunno.

Didn't think about it, but it is a worthy point to make.  Unlike the
call to l_opt() buried inside a conditional, it makes it stand out
that what we see upfront is one of the commands the function will
run.  It is especially valuable when a function is almost exclusively
about running a single command, but then we will have a single call
to l_opt() without much preparations or clean-ups around it, so the
visual noise that detracts our eyes away from the actual commands
may not be all that bad, though.

>> >  	char *alternates = git_pathdup("objects/info/alternates");
>> >  
>> >  	if (!access(alternates, F_OK)) {
>> > -		if (run_command_v_opt(argv, RUN_GIT_CMD|RUN_COMMAND_NO_STDIN))
>> > +		if (run_command_l_opt(RUN_GIT_CMD|RUN_COMMAND_NO_STDIN,
>> > +				      "repack",  "-a", "-d", NULL))
>> >  			die(_("cannot repack to clean up"));
>
> I just happened to notice in this one there is a weird extra space
> before "-a".

Yeah, good eyes.

Thanks.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-10-14 20:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-10-14 15:40 [PATCH 00/10] run-command API: add run_command_{l,sv}_opt() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 01/10] run-command.c: refactor run_command_*_tr2() to internal helpers Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 18:22   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 02/10] merge: remove always-the-same "verbose" arguments Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 18:31   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 03/10] run-command API: add and use a run_command_l_opt() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 18:40   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-14 20:03     ` Jeff King
2022-10-14 20:27       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 04/10] am: use run_command_l_opt() for show_patch() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 18:43   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 05/10] run-command API docs: clarify & fleshen out run_command_v_opt*() docs Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 06/10] run-command API: remove RUN_COMMAND_STDOUT_TO_STDERR flag Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 07/10] run-command API & diff.c: remove run_command_v_opt_cd_env() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 08/10] run-command API & users: remove run_command_v_opt_tr2() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 09/10] gc: use strvec_pushf(), avoid redundant strbuf_detach() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 15:40 ` [PATCH 10/10] run-command API: add and use a run_command_sv_opt() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-14 19:21   ` René Scharfe
2022-10-17 17:49 ` [PATCH v2 00/10] run-command API: add run_command_{l,sv}_opt() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 01/10] run-command.c: refactor run_command_*_tr2() to internal helpers Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 02/10] merge: remove always-the-same "verbose" arguments Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 03/10] run-command API: add and use a run_command_l_opt() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 04/10] am: use run_command_l_opt() for show_patch() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 05/10] run-command API docs: clarify & fleshen out run_command_v_opt*() docs Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 06/10] run-command API: remove RUN_COMMAND_STDOUT_TO_STDERR flag Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 07/10] run-command API & diff.c: remove run_command_v_opt_cd_env() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 08/10] run-command API & users: remove run_command_v_opt_tr2() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 09/10] gc: use strvec_pushf(), avoid redundant strbuf_detach() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-17 17:49   ` [PATCH v2 10/10] run-command API: add and use a run_command_sv_opt() Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-18  9:11   ` [PATCH v2 00/10] run-command API: add run_command_{l,sv}_opt() Junio C Hamano
2022-10-18 13:28     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-10-18 20:42       ` Jeff King
2022-10-19 15:43         ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-19 17:06           ` Jeff King
2022-10-19 18:00             ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-19 18:57               ` Jeff King
2022-10-19 19:41                 ` Junio C Hamano
2022-10-20 18:34                   ` René Scharfe
2022-10-20 23:50                     ` Junio C Hamano

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