Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>>>> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>>>
>>>>>  test_expect_success 'refuse --edit-description on unborn branch for now' 
>>>>> '
>>>>> +     test_when_finished "git checkout -" &&
>>>>
>>>> I am not sure if this is a good change.  Depending on the outcome of
>>>> the "git checkout" in the test (it may succeed and set @{-1} to the
>>>> branch we were on when we entered the test, or it may fail and leave
>>>> @{-1} to the branch before we were on when we entered the test),
>>>> this will take us to a different place, no?
>>>
>>> It is better than leaving Git in an unborn branch.
>>
>> True, but it falls short of "After every test the environment should
>> be as close as to how it was before as possible.", doesn't it?
>
> No it doesn't. Closer is closer.

Closer is not "as close as ... possible".

I think the fix is just to use the name of a concrete branch we want
the next test to start on, instead of "-", which could be far
quickly done than making excuses like that.
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