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Re: [PATCH 00/35] refactoring refspecs




Brandon Williams <bmwill@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> This series refactors how refspecs are handled through out the code base
> by renaming the existing struct refspec to refspec_item and introducing
> a new 'struct refspec' which is a container of refspec_items, much like
> how a pathspec contains pathspec_items.  This simplifies many callers
> and makes handling pathspecs a bit easier.

Good.  IOW, a refspec is a set of refspec items, just like a
pathspec is a set of pathspec items.  The two level abstraction
would naturally let us work on individual items as well as the whole
thing as a single set, which is quite nice.