On Mon, Nov 05, 2012 at 09:41:21AM +0100, Michael Haggerty wrote:

> Nothing really earthshattering here.  But it's funny how every time I
> look closely at a site where I think string_lists could be used, I
> find problems with the old code.  In this case is_absolute_path() is
> called with an argument that is not a null-terminated string, which is
> incorrect (though harmless because the function only looks at the
> first two bytes of the string).

Thanks, the new version is much easier on the eyes.

> Another peculiarity of the (old and new) code is that it rejects
> "comments" even in paths taken from the colon-separated environment
> variable GIT_ALTERNATE_OBJECT_DIRECTORIES.  The fix would be to change
> link_alt_odb_entries() to take a string_list and let the callers strip
> out comments when appropriate.  But it didn't seem worth the extra
> code.

I don't think it's worth worrying about. Given that the entries must be
absolute paths anyway, we do not even have to worry about an insane path
starting with "#".

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