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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2017-01-28 02:01:53 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2017-02-01 21:46:52 (GMT)
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attr.c: outline the future plans by heavily commenting
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> Signed-off-by: Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
-rw-r--r--attr.c40
1 files changed, 39 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/attr.c b/attr.c
index 8026d68..50e5ee3 100644
--- a/attr.c
+++ b/attr.c
@@ -30,6 +30,11 @@ static const char git_attr__unknown[] = "(builtin)unknown";
#define DEBUG_ATTR 0
#endif
+/*
+ * NEEDSWORK: the global dictionary of the interned attributes
+ * must stay a singleton even after we become thread-ready.
+ * Access to these must be surrounded with mutex when it happens.
+ */
struct git_attr {
struct git_attr *next;
unsigned h;
@@ -39,10 +44,19 @@ struct git_attr {
char name[FLEX_ARRAY];
};
static int attr_nr;
+static struct git_attr *(git_attr_hash[HASHSIZE]);
+
+/*
+ * NEEDSWORK: maybe-real, maybe-macro are not property of
+ * an attribute, as it depends on what .gitattributes are
+ * read. Once we introduce per git_attr_check attr_stack
+ * and check_all_attr, the optimization based on them will
+ * become unnecessary and can go away. So is this variable.
+ */
static int cannot_trust_maybe_real;
+/* NEEDSWORK: This will become per git_attr_check */
static struct git_attr_check *check_all_attr;
-static struct git_attr *(git_attr_hash[HASHSIZE]);
const char *git_attr_name(const struct git_attr *attr)
{
@@ -102,6 +116,11 @@ static struct git_attr *git_attr_internal(const char *name, int len)
a->maybe_real = 0;
git_attr_hash[pos] = a;
+ /*
+ * NEEDSWORK: per git_attr_check check_all_attr
+ * will be initialized a lot more lazily, not
+ * like this, and not here.
+ */
REALLOC_ARRAY(check_all_attr, attr_nr);
check_all_attr[a->attr_nr].attr = a;
check_all_attr[a->attr_nr].value = ATTR__UNKNOWN;
@@ -318,6 +337,7 @@ fail_return:
* .gitignore file and info/excludes file as a fallback.
*/
+/* NEEDSWORK: This will become per git_attr_check */
static struct attr_stack {
struct attr_stack *prev;
char *origin;
@@ -382,6 +402,24 @@ static struct attr_stack *read_attr_from_array(const char **list)
return res;
}
+/*
+ * NEEDSWORK: these two are tricky. The callers assume there is a
+ * single, system-wide global state "where we read attributes from?"
+ * and when the state is flipped by calling git_attr_set_direction(),
+ * attr_stack is discarded so that subsequent attr_check will lazily
+ * read from the right place. And they do not know or care who called
+ * by them uses the attribute subsystem, hence have no knowledge of
+ * existing git_attr_check instances or future ones that will be
+ * created).
+ *
+ * Probably we need a thread_local that holds these two variables,
+ * and a list of git_attr_check instances (which need to be maintained
+ * by hooking into git_attr_check_alloc(), git_attr_check_initl(), and
+ * git_attr_check_clear(). Then git_attr_set_direction() updates the
+ * fields in that thread_local for these two variables, iterate over
+ * all the active git_attr_check instances and discard the attr_stack
+ * they hold. Yuck, but it sounds doable.
+ */
static enum git_attr_direction direction;
static struct index_state *use_index;