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[PATCH] t6300-for-each-ref: fix "more than one quoting style" tests

'git for-each-ref' should error out when invoked with more than one
quoting style options.  The tests checking this have two issues:

  - They run 'git for-each-ref' upstream of a pipe, hiding its exit
    code, thus don't actually checking that 'git for-each-ref' exits
    with error code.

  - They check the error message in a rather roundabout way.

Ensure that 'git for-each-ref' exits with an error code using the
'test_must_fail' helper function, and check its error message by
grepping its saved standard error.

Signed-off-by: SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@xxxxxxxxx>

Those tests were like this since ancient times, c9ecf4f12a
(for-each-ref: Fix quoting style constants., 2007-12-06).

 t/t6300-for-each-ref.sh | 7 ++-----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/t/t6300-for-each-ref.sh b/t/t6300-for-each-ref.sh
index c128dfc579..295d1475bd 100755
--- a/t/t6300-for-each-ref.sh
+++ b/t/t6300-for-each-ref.sh
@@ -373,11 +373,8 @@ test_expect_success 'Quoting style: tcl' '
 for i in "--perl --shell" "-s --python" "--python --tcl" "--tcl --perl"; do
 	test_expect_success "more than one quoting style: $i" "
-		git for-each-ref $i 2>&1 | (read line &&
-		case \$line in
-		\"error: more than one quoting style\"*) : happy;;
-		*) false
-		esac)
+		test_must_fail git for-each-ref $i 2>err &&
+		grep '^error: more than one quoting style' err