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Re: [PATCH 1/2] config: check if config path is a file before parsing it

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 5:15 PM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> But I do think option (a) is cleaner. The only trick is that for errno
> to be valid, we need to make sure we check ferror() soon after seeing
> the EOF return value. I suspect it would work OK in practice for the
> git_config_from_file() case.

stdio error handling is a pain. Maybe we're better of with open() and
mmap() (or even read_in_full)? I/O error handling would be at the
beginning, not buried deep in the parser. Hmm.. since we already have
"fgetc' version for config blobs, this could kill some code...