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authorRené Scharfe <l.s.r@web.de>2014-08-19 19:10:48 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2014-08-20 16:54:58 (GMT)
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run-command: introduce child_process_init()
Add a helper function for initializing those struct child_process variables for which the macro CHILD_PROCESS_INIT can't be used. Suggested-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net> Signed-off-by: Rene Scharfe <l.s.r@web.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt b/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
index ca066bf..842b838 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
@@ -13,6 +13,10 @@ produces in the caller in order to process it.
Functions
---------
+`child_process_init`
+
+ Initialize a struct child_process variable.
+
`start_command`::
Start a sub-process. Takes a pointer to a `struct child_process`
@@ -96,8 +100,8 @@ command to run in a sub-process.
The caller:
-1. allocates and clears (memset(&chld, 0, sizeof(chld)); or
- using CHILD_PROCESS_INIT) a struct child_process variable;
+1. allocates and clears (using child_process_init() or
+ CHILD_PROCESS_INIT) a struct child_process variable;
2. initializes the members;
3. calls start_command();
4. processes the data;