[PATCH 1/2] Remove inline from git_fnmatch in dir.c
There are currently a few issues with building on AIX. These two patches
address two of them. The first removes 'inline' from a function in
dir.c. The function has grown such that I don't really see a benefit in
explicitly encouraging the compiler to inline. (As it is in a .c file, it's
only going to be inlined for sophisticated toolchains doing LTO or
similar for other translation units and with this sophistication the
inline hinting behaviour is probably not so important.)
The problem with having this function declared inline is a compliance
6.7.4 of C99 says:
> An inline definition of a function with external linkage shall not
> contain a definition of a modifiable object with static storage
> duration, and shall not contain a reference to an identifier with
> internal linkage.
git_fnmatch contains calls to ps_strncmp and ps_strcmp which are all
declared static so violate this and xlC complains about this.
[PATCH 2/2] Don't rely on strerror text when testing rmdir failure
The second issue is that AIX doesn't distinguish between EEXIST and
WNOTEMPTY so two tests that rely on the exact text of strerror for
rmdir's failure to remove a non-empty directory fail. My personal take
was that the exact text of strerror was not too important but we can
test the leading portion of the error message which is under the control
of Git and verifies that the readdir function reported a failure.
I also have an issue where two low level tests (t0020-crlf and
t0022-crlf-rename) fail (and perhaps later tests, too) unless I
de-inline ce_path_match and dir_path_match from dir.h but as I cannot
yet explain what the issue is or why this is a fix, I'm holding onto
this one for now.
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