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RE: [Breakage] Git v2.21.0-rc0 - t5403 (NonStop)




On February 8, 2019 6:10, SZEDER Gábor
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 05:48:27AM -0500, Randall S. Becker wrote:
> > We have a few new breakages on the NonStop port in 2.21.0-rc0. The first
> is in t5403, as below:
> >
> > /home/git/git/t/trash
> > directory.t5403-post-checkout-hook/clone3/.git/hooks/post-checkout:
> > line 2: $GIT_DIR/post-checkout.args: ambiguous redirect not ok 8 - post-
> checkout hook is triggered by clone #
> > #               mkdir -p templates/hooks &&
> > #               write_script templates/hooks/post-checkout <<-\EOF &&
> > #               echo "$@" >$GIT_DIR/post-checkout.args
> > #               EOF
> > #               git clone --template=templates . clone3 &&
> > #               test -f clone3/.git/post-checkout.args
> > #
> >
> > The post-checkout hook is:
> > #!/usr/local/bin/bash
> > echo "$@" >$GIT_DIR/post-checkout.args
> >
> > This looks like it is a "bash thing" and $GIT_DIR might have to be in
> > quotes, and is not be specific to the platform. If I replace
> >
> > echo "$@" >$GIT_DIR/post-checkout.args
> >
> > with
> >
> > echo "$@" >"$GIT_DIR/post-checkout.args"
> >
> > The test passes.
> 
> Wow, this is the second time this "redirection to a filename with spaces
> under Bash" issue pops up today, see the other one here:
> 
>   https://public-inbox.org/git/20190208031746.22683-2-
> tmz@xxxxxxxxx/T/#u
> 
> In short, Bash (when invoked as bash) doesn't conform to POSIX in this
> respect; for a (too detailed) explanation see:
> 
>   https://public-inbox.org/git/20180926121107.GH27036@localhost/
> 
> Even our CodingGuidelines suggest the use of quotes around the
> redirection's target.
> 
> > I wonder I should provide this patch or whether the author would like to do
> so.
> 
> Well, since you didn't Cc the author, he might very well overlook this issue,
> so I think you should ;)

+ Nguyen and Orgad

Thanks. Fix has been submitted as a patch. This is definitely a common one. 😊