The handle_object function is rather vaguely named; it only
operates on blobs, and its purpose is to export the blob to
the output stream. Let's call it "export_blob" to make it
more clear what it does.

Signed-off-by: Jeff King <>
 builtin/fast-export.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/builtin/fast-export.c b/builtin/fast-export.c
index 77dffd1..3eba852 100644
--- a/builtin/fast-export.c
+++ b/builtin/fast-export.c
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ static void show_progress(void)
                printf("progress %d objects\n", counter);
-static void handle_object(const unsigned char *sha1)
+static void export_blob(const unsigned char *sha1)
        unsigned long size;
        enum object_type type;
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@ static void handle_commit(struct commit *commit, struct 
rev_info *rev)
        /* Export the referenced blobs, and remember the marks. */
        for (i = 0; i <; i++)
                if (!S_ISGITLINK(diff_queued_diff.queue[i]->two->mode))
-                       handle_object(diff_queued_diff.queue[i]->two->sha1);
+                       export_blob(diff_queued_diff.queue[i]->two->sha1);
        if (!is_encoding_utf8(encoding))
@@ -512,7 +512,7 @@ static void get_tags_and_duplicates(struct rev_cmdline_info 
                                commit = (struct commit *)tag;
                        case OBJ_BLOB:
-                               handle_object(tag->object.sha1);
+                               export_blob(tag->object.sha1);
                        default: /* OBJ_TAG (nested tags) is already handled */
                                warning("Tag points to object of unexpected 
type %s, skipping.",

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