Michael Forney <mfor...@mforney.org> writes:
> On 8/5/17, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Have you made sure that all of these scripts, before calling
>> 'git-foo' in the current code, update their PATH so that these found
>> in the bog standard place (i.e. GIT_EXEC_PATH)?
>> The reason I ask is because we can rest assured these changes will
>> be a no-regression improvement if you did so. I do not offhand
>> think of a reason why these scripts wouldn't be doing so, but it
>> never hurts to make sure.
> I just checked and all the scripts make some other call to a built-in
> with `git foo`, so I think it should be safe.
As long as they are the same "foo"'s, then the check you did is
perfectly fine. The (unlikely I would think) case that can lead to
a regression is if these script deliberately used `git-foo` to find
them on $PATH, which can be different from 'git foo' that is found
by 'git' in its own binary (as all of them are built-ins), and that
is why I asked.