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From: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:30:22 +0530
Message-ID: <1508648422.2152.7.camel@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqpo9gg9pa.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

On Sat, 2017-10-21 at 17:57 +0900, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> ... The code may already
> handle it, or there may need even more code to support the rename; I
> didn't check.
> 

As far as I could see there the code does seem to already handle the
rename. This part of builtin/branch.c is what seems to be ensuring
that,

        if (strbuf_check_branch_ref(&oldref, oldname)) {
                /*
                 * Bad name --- this could be an attempt to rename a
                 * ref that we used to allow to be created by accident.
                 */
                if (ref_exists(oldref.buf))
                        recovery = 1;
                else
                        die(_("Invalid branch name: '%s'"), oldname);
        }


-- 
Kaartic

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Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-13  5:11 [PATCH 0/3] a small branch API clean-up Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13  5:11 ` [PATCH 1/3] branch: streamline "attr_only" handling in validate_new_branchname() Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13  7:05   ` Eric Sunshine
2017-10-13  5:11 ` [PATCH 2/3] branch: split validate_new_branchname() into two Junio C Hamano
2017-10-21  4:58   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  9:01     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13  5:11 ` [PATCH 3/3] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD Junio C Hamano
2017-10-13 13:15   ` Jeff King
2017-10-14  2:11     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-14  2:20       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-16 21:38         ` Jeff King
2017-10-21  4:50         ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  8:57           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-22  5:00             ` Kaartic Sivaraam [this message]
2017-10-21  3:07 ` [PATCH 0/3] a small branch API clean-up Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-10-21  8:52   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-22  4:36     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 11:42 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 11:42   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] builtin/branch: remove redundant check for HEAD Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 12:00   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] branch: forbid refs/heads/HEAD Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-14 15:08     ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-15 16:59       ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-15 22:14         ` [PATCH 3/4] branch: correctly reject refs/heads/{-dash,HEAD} Junio C Hamano
2017-11-16 13:11           ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-11-16 14:57             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-16 17:02               ` Kaartic Sivaraam

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