[Users] GetComponents doesn't handle repository declarations without thorns

Eric Seidel eric at eseidel.org
Thu Jul 1 17:18:26 CDT 2010

> # Private thorns
> !TARGET   = $ARR
> !TYPE     = ignore
> Note that the checkout item is empty.  GetComponents reports two errors:
> $ utils/Scripts/GetComponents --update --root=. manifest/einsteintoolkit.th 
> Odd number of elements in hash assignment at utils/Scripts/GetComponents line 335.
> Use of uninitialized value in split at utils/Scripts/GetComponents line 441.
> It should instead either report an error, or handle the case of a repository without thorns correctly.

You are right there should be better error tracking here. I think it should probably report the error and exit, there's no reason to have a section with an empty checkout.


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