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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] make credential helpers builtins
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 10:55:30 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqv9hm2zxp.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200813151410.GA892741@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:14:10 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> On Thu, Aug 13, 2020 at 11:08:39AM -0400, Taylor Blau wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2020 at 10:58:55AM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
>> > There's no real reason for credential helpers to be separate binaries. I
>> > did them this way originally under the notion that helper don't _need_
>> > to be part of Git, and so can be built totally separately (and indeed,
>> > the ones in contrib/credential are). But the ones in our main Makefile
>> > build on libgit.a, and the resulting binaries are reasonably large.
>> 
>> Could you clarify which helpers you mean here? Git's own
>> credential-cache and store make sense to convert, but the helpers in
>> contrib definitely don't.
>> 
>> For what it's worth, I'm almost positive that you mean the in-tree
>> helpers (where in-tree means "in git.git but not in contrib"), in which
>> case I'm in favor of this direcftion.
>
> Yes, I mean the helpers in the Makefile that we build and install by
> default with a regular "make".

Makes sense, especially because none of the in-tree ones need to
link with any extra dependency at runtime, we do not even have to
debate if dynamic linkage overhead still matters ;-)

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-13 17:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-13 14:55 [PATCH 0/5] slimming down installed size Jeff King
2020-08-13 14:57 ` [PATCH 1/5] Makefile: drop builtins from MSVC pdb list Jeff King
2020-08-13 15:04   ` Taylor Blau
2020-08-13 15:08     ` Jeff King
2020-08-13 16:37       ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-13 17:40         ` Jeff King
2020-08-14 14:18       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-14 14:32         ` Jeff King
2020-08-17  4:42           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-17 13:20         ` Jeff Hostetler
2020-08-13 14:58 ` [PATCH 2/5] make credential helpers builtins Jeff King
2020-08-13 15:08   ` Taylor Blau
2020-08-13 15:14     ` Jeff King
2020-08-13 17:55       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-08-13 14:59 ` [PATCH 3/5] make git-bugreport a builtin Jeff King
2020-08-13 17:01   ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-13 17:38     ` Jeff King
2020-08-13 18:25       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-13 18:47         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-14 10:13           ` Jeff King
2020-08-14 14:25           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-14 10:05         ` Jeff King
2020-08-13 18:01   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-14 14:28     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-15  6:38     ` Jeff King
2020-08-17 12:12       ` Emily Shaffer
2020-08-17 16:58       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-17 21:40         ` Jeff King
2020-08-17 12:16   ` Emily Shaffer
2020-08-13 14:59 ` [PATCH 4/5] make git-fast-import " Jeff King
2020-08-13 15:00 ` [PATCH 5/5] drop vcs-svn experiment Jeff King
2020-08-13 15:11   ` Taylor Blau
2020-08-13 15:18     ` Jeff King
2020-08-14 14:39   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-14 15:11     ` Jeff King
2020-08-13 15:13 ` [PATCH 0/5] slimming down installed size Taylor Blau

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