a few days ago, I asked how I would proceed if I'd want to rewrite git-repack.
The general consensus (Duy, Junio and Matthieu) was to not touch
git-pack-objects, but rather translate the shell version of the git-repack
I'll send a very rough patch, which still contains 2 todos, so it is not yet
feature complete. I was using the run_command api and the string-list api
The following patch is definitle not recommended for a fine review, but
I'd still ask for feedback, whether this seems like the right approach.
Also I'd like to propose a small technical change:
I found no easy way to get a subset of files in a specific directory,
which is very easy in the shell version via * (rm
So maybe instead of just prefixing the temporary files such as:
we could put all the temporary files in a temporary directory.
This would come handy as there already exists functions to manipulate
a directory recursively (such as remove_dir_recursively)
That patch requires the patches of jc/parseopt-command-modes
Stefan Beller (1):
repack: rewrite the shell script in C.
Makefile | 2 +-
builtin.h | 1 +
builtin/repack.c | 313 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
contrib/examples/git-repack.sh | 194 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
git-repack.sh | 194 -------------------------
git.c | 1 +
6 files changed, 510 insertions(+), 195 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 builtin/repack.c
create mode 100755 contrib/examples/git-repack.sh
delete mode 100755 git-repack.sh
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