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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "SZEDER Gábor" <szeder.dev@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Derrick Stolee <derrickstolee@github.com>,
	Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] safe.directory: document and check that it's ignored in the environment
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 13:49:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqee1il09v.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqlevql0lj.fsf@gitster.g> (Junio C. Hamano's message of "Wed, 27 Apr 2022 13:42:32 -0700")

Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> writes:

> If we had GIT_SAFE_DIRECTORIES that lists the safe directories (like
> $PATH does), that would have been absolutely necessary to document
> how it works, but GIT_CONFIG_* is merely an implementation detail of
> how "git -c var=val" works and I am not sure if it is even a good
> idea to hardcode how they happen to work like these tests.  The only
> thing the users should know is that GIT_CONFIG_{KEY,VALUE}_* are
> used internally by the implementation and they should not muck with
> it, no?

I misremembered.  GIT_CONFIG_COUNT and stuff are usable by end user
scripts, but then ...

> diff --git a/Documentation/config/safe.txt b/Documentation/config/safe.txt
> index 6d764fe0cc..ae0e2e3bdb 100644
> --- a/Documentation/config/safe.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/config/safe.txt
> @@ -13,8 +13,8 @@ override any such directories specified in the system config), add a
>  `safe.directory` entry with an empty value.
>  +
>  This config setting is only respected when specified in a system or global
> -config, not when it is specified in a repository config or via the command
> -line option `-c safe.directory=<path>`.
> +config, not when it is specified in a repository config, via the command
> +line option `-c safe.directory=<path>`, or in environment variables.

... this part must clarify what environment variables it is talking
about.

    ... via the command line option `-c safe.directory=<path>`, or
    via the GIT_CONFIG_{KEY,VALUE} mechanism.

or something, perhaps.  I actually do think it is a useful addition
to have GIT_SAFE_DIRECTORIES environment variable that should NOT be
ignored.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-27 20:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-13 15:32 [PATCH 0/3] Updates to the safe.directory config option Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 15:32 ` [PATCH 1/3] t0033: add tests for safe.directory Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 16:24   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 16:29     ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-13 19:16   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-13 19:46     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 19:52     ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-13 15:32 ` [PATCH 2/3] setup: fix safe.directory key not being checked Matheus Valadares via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 16:34   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 15:32 ` [PATCH 3/3] setup: opt-out of check with safe.directory=* Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 16:40   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 16:15 ` [PATCH 0/3] Updates to the safe.directory config option Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 16:25   ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-13 16:44     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 20:27       ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 21:25         ` Taylor Blau
2022-04-13 21:45           ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-27 17:06 ` [PATCH 0/3] t0033-safe-directory: test improvements and a documentation clarification SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-27 17:06   ` [PATCH 1/3] t0033-safe-directory: check the error message without matching the trash dir SZEDER Gábor
2022-05-09 22:27     ` Taylor Blau
2022-05-10  6:04     ` Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón
2022-04-27 17:06   ` [PATCH 2/3] t0033-safe-directory: check when 'safe.directory' is ignored SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-27 20:37     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-29 16:12       ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-29 17:57         ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-29 19:06           ` SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-29 19:19             ` Derrick Stolee
2022-05-10 18:33               ` SZEDER Gábor
2022-05-10 19:55                 ` Taylor Blau
2022-05-10 20:06                   ` Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón
2022-05-10 20:11                     ` Taylor Blau
2022-05-10 20:18                   ` Eric Sunshine
2022-04-27 17:06   ` [PATCH 3/3] safe.directory: document and check that it's ignored in the environment SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-27 20:42     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-27 20:49       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2022-04-29 16:13         ` Derrick Stolee
2022-05-09 21:39         ` SZEDER Gábor
2022-05-09 21:45           ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-10 18:48             ` SZEDER Gábor

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