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[v2,03/13] fast-rebase: change assert() to BUG()

Message ID 7dc273d458ea4e2b64706dcb9ce043abd0983b65.1620094339.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded
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Series Optimization batch 11: avoid repeatedly detecting same renames | expand

Commit Message

Elijah Newren May 4, 2021, 2:12 a.m. UTC
From: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>

assert() can succinctly document expectations for the code, and do so in
a way that may be useful to future folks trying to refactor the code and
change basic assumptions; it allows them to more quickly find some
places where their violations of previous assumptions trips things up.

Unfortunately, assert() can surround a function call with important
side-effects, which is a huge mistake since some users will compile with
assertions disabled.  I've had to debug such mistakes before in other
codebases, so I should know better.  Luckily, this was only in test
code, but it's still very embarrassing.  Change an assert() to an if
(...) BUG (...).

Signed-off-by: Elijah Newren <newren@gmail.com>
 t/helper/test-fast-rebase.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/t/helper/test-fast-rebase.c b/t/helper/test-fast-rebase.c
index 373212256a66..39fb7f41e8c1 100644
--- a/t/helper/test-fast-rebase.c
+++ b/t/helper/test-fast-rebase.c
@@ -124,7 +124,8 @@  int cmd__fast_rebase(int argc, const char **argv)
 	assert(oideq(&onto->object.oid, &head));
 	hold_locked_index(&lock, LOCK_DIE_ON_ERROR);
-	assert(repo_read_index(the_repository) >= 0);
+	if (repo_read_index(the_repository) < 0)
+		BUG("Could not read index");
 	repo_init_revisions(the_repository, &revs, NULL);
 	revs.verbose_header = 1;