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Re: [GSoC] microporject test_path_is_*




Hi,

On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 2:10 PM Mooga <contact@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I am still a bit confused about the task itself
>
> it’s just text replacing for example:
> t1400-update-ref.sh , line 194 -> `test_path_is_missing`  has to be ‘test_path_is_file’
>
> Thanks

There are several places in the code that use test with -e or -f or -d
(or -h or...) in order to check for the presence of a
file/directory/symlink/etc.  For example,
   test -f path1/file1
This could be made more clear and produce nicer error messages if it
were instead
   test_path_is_file path1/file1

There are likewise several that use one of
   ! test -e path/to/filename
or
   ! test -f path/to/filename
or
  test ! -f path/to/filename
which could be replaced by
  test_path_is_missing path/to/filename

This GSoC microproject is just about picking one testfile that has
some of these constructs, and fixing the cases found within that
testfile.