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authorDavid Turner <>2015-07-21 21:04:55 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-07-21 21:08:35 (GMT)
commit144c76fa39254903cb1e8e2d6d159603077356a7 (patch)
tree14c41558ef0aa09cb1088a2cf78b9116dbe73c0c /builtin/tag.c
parent0f2a71d9923b4cf010ad0801eb71ee3666798204 (diff)
update-ref and tag: add --create-reflog arg
Allow the creation of a ref (e.g. stash) with a reflog already in place. For most refs (e.g. those under refs/heads), this happens automatically, but for others, we need this option. Currently, git does this by pre-creating the reflog, but alternate ref backends might store reflogs somewhere other than .git/logs. Code that now directly manipulates .git/logs should instead use git plumbing commands. I also added --create-reflog to git tag, just for completeness. In a moment, we will use this argument to make git stash work with alternate ref backends. Signed-off-by: David Turner <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'builtin/tag.c')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/tag.c b/builtin/tag.c
index 5f6cdc5..cccca99 100644
--- a/builtin/tag.c
+++ b/builtin/tag.c
@@ -579,6 +579,7 @@ int cmd_tag(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
struct create_tag_options opt;
char *cleanup_arg = NULL;
int annotate = 0, force = 0, lines = -1;
+ int create_reflog = 0;
int cmdmode = 0;
const char *msgfile = NULL, *keyid = NULL;
struct msg_arg msg = { 0, STRBUF_INIT };
@@ -605,6 +606,7 @@ int cmd_tag(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
OPT_STRING('u', "local-user", &keyid, N_("key-id"),
N_("use another key to sign the tag")),
OPT__FORCE(&force, N_("replace the tag if exists")),
+ OPT_BOOL(0, "create-reflog", &create_reflog, N_("create_reflog")),
OPT_GROUP(N_("Tag listing options")),
OPT_COLUMN(0, "column", &colopts, N_("show tag list in columns")),
@@ -733,7 +735,8 @@ int cmd_tag(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
transaction = ref_transaction_begin(&err);
if (!transaction ||
ref_transaction_update(transaction, ref.buf, object, prev,
- 0, NULL, &err) ||
+ create_reflog ? REF_FORCE_CREATE_REFLOG : 0,
+ NULL, &err) ||
ref_transaction_commit(transaction, &err))
die("%s", err.buf);