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Re: [PATCH 2/8] tag: Refactor the options handling code to be less bizarro




On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 8:27 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> But I thought it was very a very bizarre pattern to set us to cmdmode
>> = 'l' when we're not in that mode at all just to, as can be seen in
>> the diff, get around a slightly more verbose one-time if-check.
>
> When I wrote my response, I viewed that setting as committing to be
> in the "list" mode, not as a workaround.  So checking with !cmdmode
> to make sure that the command line is not asking to create a tag
> makes tons of sense; the new test makes it unreadable from that
> point of view.

Makes sense. Looking at this more carefully there's never any cases
where `create_tag_object && cmdmode == 'l'` is true once we make it
past `usage_with_options`, which was the bug I introduced locally
which made this whole thing a bit confusing for me.

I'll drop this patch from v2.