On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 01:05:40PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote: > I just read read_graft_line(); it allows an empty line (both > length-0 before the terminating LF or CRLF, and a line with > isspace() only) and ignore them, so "grep '^[^#]'" is not > sufficient.
Thanks, I missed the space trimming. I think: grep '^[^# \t]' would be enough, though I am not sure that "\t" is portable over a raw tab. > > ...this number-based parsing safe, though it would miss removing a stray > > parent line elsewhere in the commit. It still feels rather magical to > > me, as we are depending on unspoken format guarantees defined inside > > parse_commit_buffer. > > Do you mean "we have a carved-in-stone rule that all 'parent ' lines > must come immediately after a single 'tree ' line, and that is > implemented in parse_commit_buffer(). The above code follows the > exact same rule. It would be nice to have some mechanism to tell > somebody who wants to update the former that s/he must update this > new code at the same time"? Yes, exactly. > Perhaps a more future-proof way to write Christian's code may be: > > - find "tree "; > > - splice the new parents in immediately after that "tree " line; > > - starting from the end of these new parents, scan up to the end > of the header line-by-line, and splice out any line that > begins with "parent ". > > which may not be too bad. Sounds familiar: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/249575 -Peff -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html