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[v3,1/4] run-command: make `exists_in_PATH()` non-static

Message ID 20210411095538.34129-2-mirucam@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series Finish converting git bisect to C part 4 | expand

Commit Message

Miriam R. April 11, 2021, 9:55 a.m. UTC
From: Pranit Bauva <pranit.bauva@gmail.com>

Removes the `static` keyword from `exists_in_PATH()` function
and declares the function in `run-command.h` file.
The function will be used in bisect_visualize() in a later
commit.

Mentored by: Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>
Mentored by: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Signed-off-by: Tanushree Tumane <tanushreetumane@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Miriam Rubio <mirucam@gmail.com>
---
 run-command.c |  2 +-
 run-command.h | 12 ++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/run-command.c b/run-command.c
index be6bc128cd..210b8858f7 100644
--- a/run-command.c
+++ b/run-command.c
@@ -211,7 +211,7 @@  static char *locate_in_PATH(const char *file)
 	return NULL;
 }
 
-static int exists_in_PATH(const char *file)
+int exists_in_PATH(const char *file)
 {
 	char *r = locate_in_PATH(file);
 	int found = r != NULL;
diff --git a/run-command.h b/run-command.h
index d08414a92e..cc6f1bad20 100644
--- a/run-command.h
+++ b/run-command.h
@@ -179,6 +179,18 @@  void child_process_clear(struct child_process *);
 
 int is_executable(const char *name);
 
+/**
+ * Search if a $PATH for a command exists.  This emulates the path search that
+ * execvp would perform, without actually executing the command so it
+ * can be used before fork() to prepare to run a command using
+ * execve() or after execvp() to diagnose why it failed.
+ *
+ * The caller should ensure that file contains no directory separators.
+ *
+ * Returns 1 if it is found in $PATH or 0 if the command could not be found.
+ */
+int exists_in_PATH(const char *file);
+
 /**
  * Start a sub-process. Takes a pointer to a `struct child_process`
  * that specifies the details and returns pipe FDs (if requested).