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Re: [PATCH 2/6] t5334: document that git push --signed=1 does not work




Martin Ågren <martin.agren@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> When accepting booleans as command-line or config options throughout
> Git, there are several documented synonyms for true and false.
> However, one particular user is slightly broken: `git push --signed=..`
> does not understand the integer synonyms for true and false.
>
> This is hardly wanted. The --signed option has a different notion of
> boolean than all other arguments and config options, including the
> config option corresponding to it, push.gpgSign.
>
> Add a test documenting the failure to handle --signed=1.

My knee-jerk reaction is that parse_maybe_bool() is broken in that
it should do everything that config_maybe_bool() does.  I wonder why
we do not call git_parse_int() like git_config_maybe_bool() does?

... Ahh, that is because bool_or_int() wants to know that "1" is an
int and not a bool, and parse_maybe_bool() is designed to cater to
the need of that thing, in addition to config_maybe_bool().  And the
"--signed=" thing wants parse_bool_or_string(), not bool_or_int(),
so we should treat "1" as true and "0" as false.  There is no way to
do so in the current code and that is why you have the new _text()
thing in patches 3-4/6.

Makes sense.


> diff --git a/t/t5534-push-signed.sh b/t/t5534-push-signed.sh
> index 464ffdd14..5dce55e1d 100755
> --- a/t/t5534-push-signed.sh
> +++ b/t/t5534-push-signed.sh
> @@ -71,6 +71,13 @@ test_expect_success 'push --signed fails with a receiver without push certificat
>  	test_i18ngrep "the receiving end does not support" err
>  '
>  
> +test_expect_failure 'push --signed=1 is accepted' '
> +	prepare_dst &&
n> +	mkdir -p dst/.git/hooks &&
> +	test_must_fail git push --signed=1 dst noop ff +noff 2>err &&
> +	test_i18ngrep "the receiving end does not support" err
> +'
> +
>  test_expect_success GPG 'no certificate for a signed push with no update' '
>  	prepare_dst &&
>  	mkdir -p dst/.git/hooks &&