On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 12:42:55PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:46:51AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:
> > 
> > > If it were just "--signature", I'd agree. After all, nobody is even
> > > complaining. But this is also in preparation for --signature-file.
> > > Should the user create a file without a trailing newline?
> > 
> > Ahh, I missed that part.
> > 
> > I am fine with processing it with stripspace().
> I wasn't planning on anything as drastic as stripspace. I really just
> wanted to suppress the one newline, which is almost certainly the right
> thing to include for "--signature", but the wrong thing for
> "--signature-file" (i.e., the patch I posted earlier).
> Stripspace() would drop all extra whitespace, and I wondered if people
> would _want_ it in their sigs (e.g., a blank line after the "-- " but
> before their .sig content).
> I dunno. Maybe it is not worth caring too much about. I don't want to
> hold up Jeremiah's patch for something that I suspect neither of us
> cares _that_ much about (I know I am not planning on using
> --signature-file myself). I just don't want to deal with a patch later
> that says "oh, this spacing is wrong" and have to respond "yes, but we
> have to retain it so as not to break existing users".
> > By the way, at some point we may want to move that helper function
> > to strbuf.c, but that is a separate issue.
> Agreed. I was touching some string functions earlier today and noticed
> that strbuf.c actually contains a lot of non-strbuf functions for
> dealing with C strings. That's fine, I guess, but I also wondered if we
> should have a separate file for C-string functions. I suppose it doesn't
> matter that much either way, as long as it's in a libgit.a file (and
> stripspace currently is _not_, which I assume is what you were
> indicating above).
> -Peff

I am fine with including your previous patch.

Would like me to test it out and create another patch set?

Jeremiah Mahler
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