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authorSven Verdoolaege <skimo@kotnet.org>2007-05-09 10:33:20 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2007-05-10 22:24:44 (GMT)
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git-update-ref: add --no-deref option for overwriting/detaching ref
git-checkout is also adapted to make use of this new option instead of the handcrafted command sequence. Signed-off-by: Sven Verdoolaege <skimo@kotnet.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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1 files changed, 1 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/git-checkout.sh b/git-checkout.sh
index ed7c2c5..6b6facf 100755
--- a/git-checkout.sh
+++ b/git-checkout.sh
@@ -270,15 +270,7 @@ if [ "$?" -eq 0 ]; then
fi
elif test -n "$detached"
then
- # NEEDSWORK: we would want a command to detach the HEAD
- # atomically, instead of this handcrafted command sequence.
- # Perhaps:
- # git update-ref --detach HEAD $new
- # or something like that...
- #
- git-rev-parse HEAD >"$GIT_DIR/HEAD.new" &&
- mv "$GIT_DIR/HEAD.new" "$GIT_DIR/HEAD" &&
- git-update-ref -m "checkout: moving to $arg" HEAD "$detached" ||
+ git-update-ref --no-deref -m "checkout: moving to $arg" HEAD "$detached" ||
die "Cannot detach HEAD"
if test -n "$detach_warn"
then