Commit 19ea7228 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

Merge branch 'jc/test-yes-doc'

Test doc update.

* jc/test-yes-doc:
  test: caution on our version of 'yes'
parents c425d361 11f470ae
......@@ -932,6 +932,15 @@ library for your script to use.
test_oid_init or test_oid_cache. Providing an unknown key is an
error.
- yes [<string>]
This is often seen in modern UNIX but some platforms lack it, so
the test harness overrides the platform implementation with a
more limited one. Use this only when feeding a handful lines of
output to the downstream---unlike the real version, it generates
only up to 99 lines.
Prerequisites
-------------
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......@@ -1327,7 +1327,11 @@ then
fi
fi
# Provide an implementation of the 'yes' utility
# Provide an implementation of the 'yes' utility; the upper bound
# limit is there to help Windows that cannot stop this loop from
# wasting cycles when the downstream stops reading, so do not be
# tempted to turn it into an infinite loop. cf. 6129c930 ("test-lib:
# limit the output of the yes utility", 2016-02-02)
yes () {
if test $# = 0
then
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