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Re: [PATCH 01/17] cache: update object ID functions for the_hash_algo




On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 10:38 PM Jacob Keller <jacob.keller@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 4:39 PM brian m. carlson
> <sandals@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >  static inline int oidcmp(const struct object_id *oid1, const struct object_id *oid2)
> >  {
> > -       return hashcmp(oid1->hash, oid2->hash);
> > +       return memcmp(oid1->hash, oid2->hash, the_hash_algo->rawsz);
> >  }
>
> Just curious, what's the reasoning for not using the hashcmp anymore?

hashcmp() is specific to SHA-1 (for instance, it hardocdes
GIT_SHA1_RAWSZ). oidcmp() is meant as the hash-agnostic replacement
for hashcmp(), so it doesn't make sense to continue implementing
oidcmp() in terms of hashcmp() (the latter of which will eventually be
retired, presumably).