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bug#18481: vc/vc-git.el: use `with-demoted-errors' instead of `ignore-er
bug#18481: vc/vc-git.el: use `with-demoted-errors' instead of `ignore-errors'.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:06:21 -0700
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Lars Ingebrigtsen <email@example.com> writes:
> Emilio Lopes <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> cf. http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-emacs/2014-09/msg00394.html
>> --- lisp/ChangeLog 2014-09-15 00:20:21 +0000
>> +++ lisp/ChangeLog 2014-09-15 13:36:10 +0000
>> @@ -1,3 +1,14 @@
>> +2014-09-15 Emilio C. Lopes <email@example.com>
>> + * vc/vc-git.el (vc-git-registered): use `with-demoted-errors'
>> + instead of `ignore-errors' so that the user is informed if
>> + something unexpected happens.
> (I'm going through old bug reports that unfortunately have not received
> any responses yet.)
> So, in that URL Stefan suggested using with-demoted-errors instead of
> ignore-errors here, and that seems sensible. But I'm wondering whether
> this code is expected to fail, and whether the errors (in that case) are
> totally uninteresting?
> I've done some testing (without the `ignore-errors'), and in my tests
> the code doesn't fail, so I think the patch suggested makes sense.
> Does this patch makes sense to everybody else, too?
I'm not a heavy user of vc, but FWIW it seems to me that it should be
safe enough to catch fewer errors. Maybe we could just install it and
see what blows up, if the patch works for you...
> (defun vc-git-registered (file)
> "Check whether FILE is registered with git."
> (let ((dir (vc-git-root file)))
> (when dir
> (let* (process-file-side-effects
> ;; Do not use the `file-name-directory' here: git-ls-files
> ;; sometimes fails to return the correct status for relative
> ;; path specs.
> ;; See also: http://marc.info/?l=git&m=125787684318129&w=2
> (name (file-relative-name file dir))
> (str (ignore-errors
> (cd dir)
> (vc-git--out-ok "ls-files" "-c" "-z" "--" name)
> ;; If result is empty, use ls-tree to check for deleted
> ;; file.
> (when (eq (point-min) (point-max))
> (vc-git--out-ok "ls-tree" "--name-only" "-z" "HEAD"
> "--" name))
> (and str
> (> (length str) (length name))
> (string= (substring str 0 (1+ (length name)))
> (concat name "\0"))))))))
>> ;; path specs.
>> ;; See also: http://marc.info/?l=git&m=125787684318129&w=2
>> (name (file-relative-name file dir))
>> - (str (ignore-errors
>> + (str (with-demoted-errors "Error: %S"
>> (cd dir)
>> (vc-git--out-ok "ls-files" "-c" "-z" "--" name)
>> ;; If result is empty, use ls-tree to check for
- bug#18481: vc/vc-git.el: use `with-demoted-errors' instead of `ignore-errors'.,
Stefan Kangas <=