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[v2,14/21] t1407: require REFFILES for for_each_reflog test

Message ID f3307b62bfd776dce7178932031609e754b4ca75.1619519903.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series Prepare tests for reftable backend | expand

Commit Message

Han-Wen Nienhuys April 27, 2021, 10:38 a.m. UTC
From: Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen@google.com>

Add extensive comment why this test needs a REFFILES annotation.

I tried forcing universal reflog creation with core.logAllRefUpdates=true, but
that apparently also doesn't cause reflogs to be created for pseudorefs

Signed-off-by: Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen@google.com>
 t/t1407-worktree-ref-store.sh | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/t/t1407-worktree-ref-store.sh b/t/t1407-worktree-ref-store.sh
index d3fe77751122..ad8006c81397 100755
--- a/t/t1407-worktree-ref-store.sh
+++ b/t/t1407-worktree-ref-store.sh
@@ -52,7 +52,14 @@  test_expect_success 'create_symref(FOO, refs/heads/main)' '
 	test_cmp expected actual
-test_expect_success 'for_each_reflog()' '
+# Some refs (refs/bisect/*, pseudorefs) are kept per worktree, so they should
+# only appear in the for-each-reflog output if it is called from the correct
+# worktree, which is exercised in this test. This test is poorly written (and
+# therefore marked REFFILES) for mulitple reasons: 1) it creates invalidly
+# formatted log entres. 2) it uses direct FS access for creating the reflogs. 3)
+# PSEUDO-WT and refs/bisect/random do not create reflogs by default, so it is
+# not testing a realistic scenario.
+test_expect_success REFFILES 'for_each_reflog()' '
 	echo $ZERO_OID > .git/logs/PSEUDO-MAIN &&
 	mkdir -p     .git/logs/refs/bisect &&
 	echo $ZERO_OID > .git/logs/refs/bisect/random &&