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authorJunio C Hamano <>2013-01-02 18:36:59 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2013-01-02 18:36:59 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'mh/ceiling'
An element on GIT_CEILING_DIRECTORIES list that does not name the real path to a directory (i.e. a symbolic link) could have caused the GIT_DIR discovery logic to escape the ceiling. * mh/ceiling: string_list_longest_prefix(): remove function setup_git_directory_gently_1(): resolve symlinks in ceiling paths longest_ancestor_length(): require prefix list entries to be normalized longest_ancestor_length(): take a string_list argument for prefixes longest_ancestor_length(): use string_list_split() Introduce new function real_path_if_valid() real_path_internal(): add comment explaining use of cwd Introduce new static function real_path_internal()
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@@ -82,14 +82,6 @@ Functions
call free() on the util members of any items that have to be
deleted. Preserve the order of the items that are retained.
- Return the longest string within a string_list that is a
- prefix (in the sense of prefixcmp()) of the specified string,
- or NULL if no such prefix exists. This function does not
- require the string_list to be sorted (it does a linear
- search).
Dump a string_list to stdout, useful mainly for debugging purposes. It