[PATCH 2/3] ui-repolist: Restructure internal logic to be more extensible

Tim Nordell tim.nordell at logicpd.com
Mon Feb 29 21:51:46 CET 2016

On 02/28/16 07:02, John Keeping wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 02:58:58PM -0600, Tim Nordell wrote:
>> The internal logic has been restructured so that there is a "walking"
>> routine that filters the repo list based on the visible criteria, and
>> subsequently calls a given callback for each repo found.  Additionally,
>> split out generating a table line for a given repo, and a table line
>> for a given section.  This makes this more loosely coupled and allows
>> reuse of more logic for changes to the way the repo list is displayed.
>> This patch does not make any functional changes to the system and is
>> a reorganization of the existing logic only.
> There's a lot going on in this patch that makes it very hard to review.
> It would be easier if it were broken down into:
> 	extract struct repolist_ctx
> 	extract the new generate_repolist() function
> 	add repolist_walk_visible()

Thanks for the initial glance and suggestion.  I'll break it apart along 
these lines.

> It would also be helpful to mention in the commit message why
> repolist_walk_visible() is needed: in a following patch we will be
> adding a variant that prints only section headers.


> There are also various style problems here, but they're similar to
> earlier patches and the Linux kernel's scripts/checkpatch.pl script
> catches them.

Yeah, I didn't realize that CGIT was following the kernel's style guide. 
  I looked in CGIT's folder, but I didn't expect it to be following 
documentation inside the submodule.  I'll grab the kernel's style 
checker and vet the changes against that.

- Tim

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