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Re: [Breakage] Git v2.21.0-rc0 - t5318 (NonStop)




Johannes Sixt <j6t@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> If the data does not have to be a sequence of zero bytes, the
> alternatives are:
>
> * `test-genrandom seed-string $size` for a sequence of reproducible
> "random" bytes
>
> * `printf "%0*d" $size 0` for a sequence of '0' characters.
>
> In t5318, the zero bytes do matter, though.

Also some consumers of these bytes may not be easy to read from a
pipe.