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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Carlo Arenas <carenas@gmail.com>
Cc: Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org,
	Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>,
	Nikita Leonov <nykyta.leonov@gmail.com>,
	peff@peff.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/3] credentials: make line reading Windows compatible
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:41:35 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqd025jwpc.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPUEspgW9CFO3WtbiuTUsmXp05fPqr2Cs81piDJFJ0g3KcTy3A@mail.gmail.com> (Carlo Arenas's message of "Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:26:38 -0700")

Carlo Arenas <carenas@gmail.com> writes:

>> -test_expect_success 'get: credentials with DOS line endings are invalid if path is relevant' '
>> +test_expect_success 'get: credentials with DOS line endings are valid if path is relevant' '
>
> note that this test was put in place to protect users from regressions
> like the one we got after the release of 2.26.1 where users that had
> '\r' as part of their credentials were getting an error[1]
>
> while I am sympathetic to the change (indeed I proposed something
> similar, but was reminded by Peff that while it looks like a text file
> it was designed to be considered opaque and therefore should use UNIX
> LF as record terminator by specification), I am concerned this could
> result in a similar regression since we know they are still users out
> there that had modified this file manually (something that was not
> recommended) and are currently relying on the fact that these lines
> are invalid and therefore silently ignored.
>
> Carlo
>
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/git/ad80aa0d-3a35-6d7e-7958-b3520e16c855@ed4u.de/

I think you meant to remind us and this thread of the earlier review
and discussion thread, which begins at

  https://lore.kernel.org/git/20200426234750.40418-1-carenas@gmail.com/

And thanks for doing so---I totally forgot about it.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-28 23:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-14 13:49 [PATCH] credential.c: fix credential reading with regards to CR/LF Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-02-14 17:55 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-02-14 18:32 ` Jeff King
2020-09-28 11:40 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Prepare git credential to read input with DOS line endings Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 11:40   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] credential.c: fix credential reading with regards to CR/LF Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget
2020-09-29  0:42     ` Jeff King
2020-10-02 11:37       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-10-02 12:01         ` Jeff King
2020-10-02 12:27           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-10-02 16:32         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-03 13:28           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 11:40   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] credentials: make line reading Windows compatible Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 20:58     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29  0:35       ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:33         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-02  7:53           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 23:26     ` Carlo Arenas
2020-09-28 23:41       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-09-29  0:30       ` Jeff King
2020-09-29  0:41         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29  0:44           ` Jeff King
2020-09-29  0:54             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29  3:00               ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:25                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-30 22:39                   ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:56                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-01 13:54                       ` Jeff King
2020-10-01 15:42                         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-02  8:07                           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 11:40   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] docs: make notes regarding credential line reading Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 20:31   ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Prepare git credential to read input with DOS line endings Junio C Hamano
2020-10-03 13:29   ` [PATCH v3] credential: treat CR/LF as line endings in the credential protocol Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget

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