[v5,3/5] refs: document how ref_iterator_advance_fn should handle symrefs
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Message ID fbdcdccc885bbd0e4f6607d1aa9cb31ec863bd29.1581344060.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com
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Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget Feb. 10, 2020, 2:14 p.m. UTC
From: Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen@google.com>

Signed-off-by: Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen@google.com>
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 refs/refs-internal.h | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/refs/refs-internal.h b/refs/refs-internal.h
index ff2436c0fb..1d7a485220 100644
--- a/refs/refs-internal.h
+++ b/refs/refs-internal.h
@@ -438,6 +438,11 @@  void base_ref_iterator_free(struct ref_iterator *iter);
 
 /* Virtual function declarations for ref_iterators: */
 
+/*
+ * backend-specific implementation of ref_iterator_advance.
+ * For symrefs, the function should set REF_ISSYMREF, and it should also dereference
+ * the symref to provide the OID referent.
+ */
 typedef int ref_iterator_advance_fn(struct ref_iterator *ref_iterator);
 
 typedef int ref_iterator_peel_fn(struct ref_iterator *ref_iterator,