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Re: [RFC][PATCH] index-pack: add testcases found using AFL

On 10/03/2017 20:42, Jeff King wrote:
That's something I guess, but I'm not enthused by the idea of just
dumping a bunch of binary test cases that nobody, not even the author,

My real concern is that this is the tip of the ice berg. So we increased
coverage in one program by a few percent. But wouldn't this procedure be
applicable to lots of _other_ parts of Git, too?

I think that index-pack is in a special position given its role as the
verifier for packs received over the network, which you also wrote here:

I also think increased coverage for other parts of git which are not
considered security-sensitive is less valuable without testing for an
actual expected result.