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Re: [PATCH 17/20] abbrev: unify the handling of empty values




On 9 June 2018 at 16:24, Martin Ågren <martin.agren@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9 June 2018 at 00:41, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> For no good reason the --abbrev= command-line option was less strict
>> than the core.abbrev config option, which came down to the latter
>> using git_config_int() which rejects an empty string, but the rest of
>> the parsing using strtoul() which will convert it to 0.
>
> It will still be less strict in that it accepts trailing garbage, e.g.,
> `--abbrev=7a`. Probably ok to leave it at that in this series, but
> possibly useful to mention here that this only makes these options "less
> differently strict".

Hmpf, please ignore. That's what I get for looking at a few patches,
taking a break, picking it up again and completely forgetting what's
going on...