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authorAmos Waterland <apw@rossby.metr.ou.edu>2005-09-08 02:13:26 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2005-09-08 05:08:30 (GMT)
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[PATCH] Do not create bogus branch from flag to git branch
If you run `git branch --help', you will unexpectedly have created a new branch named "--help". This simple patch adds logic and a usage statement to catch this and similar problems, and adds a testcase for it. Signed-off-by: Amos Waterland <apw@rossby.metr.ou.edu> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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+#!/bin/sh
+#
+# Copyright (c) 2005 Amos Waterland
+#
+
+test_description='git branch --foo should not create bogus branch
+
+This test runs git branch --help and checks that the argument is properly
+handled. Specifically, that a bogus branch is not created.
+'
+. ./test-lib.sh
+
+test_expect_success \
+ 'prepare an trivial repository' \
+ 'echo Hello > A &&
+ ../../git-update-index --add A &&
+ ../../git-commit.sh -m "Initial commit."'
+
+test_expect_failure \
+ 'git branch --help should return error code' \
+ '../../git-branch.sh --help'
+
+test_expect_failure \
+ 'git branch --help should not have created a bogus branch' \
+ 'test -f .git/refs/heads/--help'
+
+test_done