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authorMichal Ostrowski <mostrows@watson.ibm.com>2006-01-11 02:12:17 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-01-14 00:49:01 (GMT)
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Exec git programs without using PATH.
The git suite may not be in PATH (and thus programs such as git-send-pack could not exec git-rev-list). Thus there is a need for logic that will locate these programs. Modifying PATH is not desirable as it result in behavior differing from the user's intentions, as we may end up prepending "/usr/bin" to PATH. - git C programs will use exec*_git_cmd() APIs to exec sub-commands. - exec*_git_cmd() will execute a git program by searching for it in the following directories: 1. --exec-path (as used by "git") 2. The GIT_EXEC_PATH environment variable. 3. $(gitexecdir) as set in Makefile (default value $(bindir)). - git wrapper will modify PATH as before to enable shell scripts to invoke "git-foo" commands. Ideally, shell scripts should use the git wrapper to become independent of PATH, and then modifying PATH will not be necessary. [jc: with minor updates after a brief review.] Signed-off-by: Michal Ostrowski <mostrows@watson.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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diff --git a/daemon.c b/daemon.c
index 3bd1426..bb014fa 100644
--- a/daemon.c
+++ b/daemon.c
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
#include <syslog.h>
#include "pkt-line.h"
#include "cache.h"
+#include "exec_cmd.h"
static int log_syslog;
static int verbose;
@@ -227,7 +228,7 @@ static int upload(char *dir)
snprintf(timeout_buf, sizeof timeout_buf, "--timeout=%u", timeout);
/* git-upload-pack only ever reads stuff, so this is safe */
- execlp("git-upload-pack", "git-upload-pack", "--strict", timeout_buf, ".", NULL);
+ execl_git_cmd("upload-pack", "--strict", timeout_buf, ".", NULL);
return -1;
}