Jeff King <> writes:

> However, is there a reason not to use:
>   sizeof(*sb->lineno)
> rather than
>   sizeof(int)
> to avoid type-mismatch errors entirely (this applies both to this patch,
> and to any proposed rewrites using malloc).

It deviates from the style of the original code by tried and true Git
developers.  So feel free to roll your own patch here: it's not like
this one has any copyrightable content in it.

David Kastrup
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