Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> writes:
> Tanay Abhra <tanay...@gmail.com> writes:
>> I have a question about renaming git_config() to git_config_raw().
>> I was working on a patch and I am getting stuck here.
>> It fails in t1001, t1020 & t4018. The reason for the last test failure
>> is unknown right now. For the first two, it boils down to this,
>> git init --bare bare-ancestor-aliased.git &&
>> cd bare-ancestor-aliased.git &&
>> echo "[alias] aliasedinit = init" >>config &&
>> mkdir plain-nested &&
>> cd plain-nested &&
>> git aliasedinit
> Git tries to read .git/config relative to the current directory, and
> tries to resolve aliases from it. The problem is: if one tries to do
> this from a subdirectory inside the repo, .git/config is not the right
> path, and the alias lookup fails.
> I'll investigate more later.
This fixes the first two tests (it should be squashed into your PATCH 1
regardless of the rename git_config -> git_config_raw):
commit 42315d10e21a1273b73671a3f8c9f7640c4feb44 (HEAD, config-v9)
Author: Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@imag.fr>
Date: Thu Jul 17 13:12:21 2014 +0200
clear the config cache in setup_git_dir
diff --git a/setup.c b/setup.c
index 0a22f8b..c0d31f5 100644
@@ -625,6 +625,15 @@ static const char *setup_git_directory_gently_1(int
int one_filesystem = 1;
+ * We may have read an incomplete configuration before
+ * setting-up the git directory. If so, clear the cache so
+ * that the next queries to the configuration reload complete
+ * configuration (including the per-repo config file that we
+ * ignored previously).
* Let's assume that we are in a git repository.
* If it turns out later that we are somewhere else, the value will be
* updated accordingly.
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