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Re: Want to start contributing to git through this task: "Use dir-iterator to avoid explicit recursiv




Hi,

On Mon, 9 Apr 2018, Eric Sunshine wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 9:51 AM, vaibhav kurhe <vaibhav.kurhe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > https://git.github.io/SoC-2018-Microprojects/.
> > Out of the tasks listed down in above URL, I found this one interesting:-
> > "Use dir-iterator to avoid explicit recursive directory traversal"
> > I cloned the git repo and browsed through it. I found that in git
> > clone (buildtin/clone.c), raw directory API readdir() is used
> > recursively.
> > So there is a place to change it to use the already available
> > "dir_iterator" structure.
> > I just want to know, if anybody is working on this task already.
> > If not, then I can proceed to work.
> 
> There has been no recent discussion on the mailing list regarding
> this, so it is unlikely that anyone else is working on it.

Indeed.

Please feel free to reach out when you get stuck. If you want to show the
code in progress, may I suggest to publish your topic branch to a public
repository, such as on GitHub?

Ciao,
Johannes