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Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] git-prompt: make __git_eread intended use explicit

Hi Junio,

On 04 Dec 2017 18:58, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Robert Abel <rabel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> __git_eread is used to read a single line of a given file (if it exists)
>> into a variable without the EOL. All six current users of __git_eread
>> use it that way and don't expect multi-line content.
> Changing $@ to $2 does not change whether this is about "multi-line"
> or not. 

I'm aware of that. I was documenting current usage. The function is used
to read file contents (which are expected to be a single line) into
_a_ (i.e. single) variable.

None of the current users of the function expect tokens to be split,
which is why I removed it in preparation of patch 2/2, which would
break tokenizing file contents.