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authorJohannes Schindelin <>2015-06-22 15:27:06 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-06-23 21:27:36 (GMT)
commit2becf00ff70b324999d0e3046d828a80884ab561 (patch)
tree55276fe5b8c96bf4e7c4b641b2748a74a6672318 /builtin
parent4b55b9b4793b2b134fb439161d5407168cd88dcc (diff)
fsck: support demoting errors to warnings
We already have support in `git receive-pack` to deal with some legacy repositories which have non-fatal issues. Let's make `git fsck` itself useful with such repositories, too, by allowing users to ignore known issues, or at least demote those issues to mere warnings. Example: `git -c fsck.missingEmail=ignore fsck` would hide problems with missing emails in author, committer and tagger lines. In the same spirit that `git receive-pack`'s usage of the fsck machinery differs from `git fsck`'s – some of the non-fatal warnings in `git fsck` are fatal with `git receive-pack` when receive.fsckObjects = true, for example – we strictly separate the fsck.<msg-id> from the receive.fsck.<msg-id> settings. Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'builtin')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/fsck.c b/builtin/fsck.c
index cea623d..6dc2f94 100644
--- a/builtin/fsck.c
+++ b/builtin/fsck.c
@@ -46,6 +46,16 @@ static int show_dangling = 1;
#define DIRENT_SORT_HINT(de) ((de)->d_ino)
+static int fsck_config(const char *var, const char *value, void *cb)
+ if (skip_prefix(var, "fsck.", &var)) {
+ fsck_set_msg_type(&fsck_obj_options, var, value);
+ return 0;
+ }
+ return git_default_config(var, value, cb);
static void objreport(struct object *obj, const char *msg_type,
const char *err)
@@ -640,6 +650,8 @@ int cmd_fsck(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
include_reflogs = 0;
+ git_config(fsck_config, NULL);