Junio C Hamano wrote: > Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> writes: > >> test_commit() is a well-defined function in test-lib-functions.sh that >> allows you to create commits with a terse syntax. Prefer using it >> over creating commits by hand. >> >> Signed-off-by: Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> >> --- >> t/t5521-pull-options.sh | 4 ++-- >> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) >> >> diff --git a/t/t5521-pull-options.sh b/t/t5521-pull-options.sh >> index 1b06691..4a804f0 100755 >> --- a/t/t5521-pull-options.sh >> +++ b/t/t5521-pull-options.sh >> @@ -7,8 +7,8 @@ test_description='pull options' >> test_expect_success 'setup' ' >> mkdir parent && >> (cd parent && git init && >> - echo one >file && git add file && >> - git commit -m one) >> + test_commit "one" file "one" >> + ) >> ' > > In this test script perhaps it is OK, but I'd prefer people being > careful *not* to use test_commit in tests that involve refs (i.e. > pushing, pulling, ls-remote, for-each-ref, describe...) and paths > (i.e. ls-files, diff, ...).
Okay. > There is one good point in the helper: it creates a commit with a > predictable timestamp. Yes, test_tick. I've noticed that several tests call test_tick by hand before invoking "git commit". > But it does a lot other *bad* things than that single good thing. > It adds a new path, and adds a new tag; neither of which is not > desirable in many circumstances. > > A better future direction would be to first make these "frill" > features into options to test_commit helper, fix the users that > depend on these additional tags and stuff to explicitly ask for > them, and then start advocating it for wider use, I think. Agreed. In fact, the commit message is constrained, because of this; you can't create a commit with a commit message involving spaces, because that would result in an invalid tag name. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html