path: root/builtin/submodule--helper.c
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authorStefan Beller <>2016-03-31 21:04:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-03-31 22:19:55 (GMT)
commit47d5d6487902753f9483dc340de12551f90d4bdb (patch)
tree8d0650630cbcdf88efb06065a3a500e9156522f0 /builtin/submodule--helper.c
parent3c0663e16630ddfd9f4c2e46e52c9984a03b888d (diff)
submodule--helper clone: create the submodule path just once
We make sure that the parent directory of path exists (or create it otherwise) and then do the same for path + "/.git". That is equivalent to just making sure that the parent directory of path + "/.git" exists (or create it otherwise). Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'builtin/submodule--helper.c')
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/submodule--helper.c b/builtin/submodule--helper.c
index 4f0b002..0b9f546 100644
--- a/builtin/submodule--helper.c
+++ b/builtin/submodule--helper.c
@@ -215,11 +215,7 @@ static int module_clone(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
/* Write a .git file in the submodule to redirect to the superproject. */
- if (safe_create_leading_directories_const(path) < 0)
- die(_("could not create directory '%s'"), path);
strbuf_addf(&sb, "%s/.git", path);
if (safe_create_leading_directories_const(sb.buf) < 0)
die(_("could not create leading directories of '%s'"), sb.buf);
submodule_dot_git = fopen(sb.buf, "w");