On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 8:20 PM, Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de> wrote:
> On 11/10/2012 08:15 PM, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de>
>>> on peff/pu t5801 fails, the error is in git-remote-testgit, please see
>>> That's on my Mac OS X box.
>>> I haven't digged further into the test case, but it looks as if
>>> "[-+]A make NAMEs associative arrays"
>>> is not supported on this version of bash.
>>> /Users/tb/projects/git/git.peff/git-remote-testgit: line 64: declare: -A:
>>> invalid option
>>> declare: usage: declare [-afFirtx] [-p] [name[=value] ...]
>>> /Users/tb/projects/git/git.peff/git-remote-testgit: line 66:
>>> refs/heads/master: division by 0 (error token is "/master")
>>> error: fast-export died of signal 13
>>> fatal: Error while running fast-export
>> What is your bash --version?
> bash --version
> GNU bash, version 3.2.48(1)-release (x86_64-apple-darwin10.0)
> Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
I see, that version indeed doesn't have associative arrays.
> On the other hand, Documentation/CodingGuidelines says:
> - No shell arrays.
Yeah, for shell code I guess, but this is bash code.
> Could we use perl to have arrays?
I think the code in perl would be harder to follow, and this is meant
not only as a test, but also as a reference.
I'm not exactly sure what we should do here:
a) remove the code (would not be so good as a reference)
b) enable the code conditionally based on the version of bash (harder to read)
c) replace the code without associative arrays (will be much more
complicated and ugly)
d) add a check for the bash version to the top of the test in t/
I'm leaning towards d), followed by b).
If only there was a clean way to do this, so c) would not be so ugly.
After investigating different optins this seems to be the best:
join -e empty -o '0 1.2 2.2' -a 2 <(echo "$before") <(echo "$after")
| while read e a b; do
test "$a" == "$b" && continue
echo "changed $e"
But to me seems a bit harder to grasp. Not sure.
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