On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 09:15:58AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > }
> > -
> > + if (git_gpg_config(var, value, cb) < 0)
> > + return -1;
> > if (grep_config(var, value, cb) < 0)
> > return -1;
> Hmph. I do not particularly like the way the call to grep_config()
> loses information by not ignoring its return value and always
> returning -1, but I'll let it pass for this patch.
That's my fault for suggesting he follow the same style as grep here.
But I wonder if it is worth the effort. We have never cared about
anything beyond "was there an error" in our config callbacks, and the
value returned from the callbacks is lost in git_parse_file (i.e., we do
not propagate the actual return value, but only check that
"callback(var, value, data) < 0", and die if so).
Existing callbacks pass data out by writing into a struct pointed to by
the data pointer, which is more flexible, anyway.
So unless you want to overhaul the whole config system to propagate
return codes back to the caller, I do not think there is any point in
worrying about it.
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