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On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Guanglin Xu <mzguang...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Change install_branch_config() to use skip_prefix() and make it conform to
> the usage of previous starts_with(). This is because the proper usage of
> skip_prefix() overrides the functionality of starts_with(). Thorough
> replacements may finally remove the starts_with() function and reduce code
Justifying a change is certainly a good idea, however, the above
reasoning for this particular change is off mark. See below.
Also, wrap commit message lines to 65-70 characters or so.
> Signed-off-by: Guanglin Xu <mzguang...@gmail.com>
> branch.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/branch.c b/branch.c
> index 723a36b..ca4e824 100644
> --- a/branch.c
> +++ b/branch.c
> @@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ static int should_setup_rebase(const char *origin)
> void install_branch_config(int flag, const char *local, const char *origin,
> const char *remote)
> const char *shortname = remote + 11;
> - int remote_is_branch = starts_with(remote, "refs/heads/");
> + int remote_is_branch = (NULL != skip_prefix(remote ,"refs/heads/"));
This actually makes the code more difficult to read and understand.
There's a more fundamental reason to use skip_prefix() here. See if
you can figure it out. (Hint: shortname)
> struct strbuf key = STRBUF_INIT;
> int rebasing = should_setup_rebase(origin);
> I am Guanglin Xu. I plan to apply for GSoC 2014.
> This patch is in accordance with the idea#2 of GSoC2014 Microproject. Any
> comments are welcomed.
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