On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 01:33:42AM +0200, Michael Haggerty wrote:
> This is a second attempt at renovating the lock file code. Thanks to
> Peff, Junio, Torsten, and Eric for their helpful reviews of v1.
> v1 of this patch series  did some refactoring and then added a new
> feature to the lock_file API: the ability to activate a new version of
> a locked file while retaining the lock.
> But the review of v1 turned up even more correctness issues in the
> existing implementation of lock files. So this v2 dials back the
> scope of the changes (it omits the new feature) but does more work to
> fix problems with the current lock file implementation.
> The main theme of this patch series is to better define the state
> diagram for lock_file objects and to fix code that left them in
> incorrect, indeterminate, or unexpected states. There are also a few
> patches that convert several functions to use strbufs instead of
> limiting pathnames to a maximum length.
Looks OK to me, modulo the few comments I sent.
I still think resolve_symref should probably not be "best-effort", but
that can come later on top.
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