On Sat, Aug 3, 2013 at 1:33 PM, Fredrik Gustafsson <iv...@iveqy.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 02, 2013 at 09:10:59PM +0700, Duy Nguyen wrote:
>> > So my question is, how you'd generally approach rewriting a
>> > shell script in C.
>> Start a new process via start_command/run_command interface. It's
>> safer to retain the process boundary at this stage. You can try to
>> integrate further later.
> Is it really the right approach to just replace sh with C? IMHO forking
> and wait for the result should not be done if it can be avoided. It just
> adds overhead.
Agreed. As I said in another post, I misread this as rewriting
git-rebase.sh, which is a lot more complicated.
> Of course you can argue that just replace sh with C is a good first step
> towards to actually do the command in "full C". Altough I'm afraid that
> that will get such low priority that it won't be done.
One of the reasons I started porting git-repack.sh since 2011 and
never finished it.
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