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-rw-r--r--Documentation/config.txt16
-rw-r--r--refs.c3
2 files changed, 12 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 84e3891..232e2a9 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -71,12 +71,16 @@ core.preferSymlinkRefs::
expect HEAD to be a symbolic link.
core.logAllRefUpdates::
- If true, `git-update-ref` will append a line to
- "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>" listing the new SHA1 and the date/time
- of the update. If the file does not exist it will be
- created automatically. This information can be used to
- determine what commit was the tip of a branch "2 days ago".
- This value is false by default (no logging).
+ Updates to a ref <ref> is logged to the file
+ "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>", by appending the new and old
+ SHA1, the date/time and the reason of the update, but
+ only when the file exists. If this configuration
+ variable is set to true, missing "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>"
+ file is automatically created for branch heads.
+
+ This information can be used to determine what commit
+ was the tip of a branch "2 days ago". This value is
+ false by default (no automated creation of log files).
core.repositoryFormatVersion::
Internal variable identifying the repository format and layout
diff --git a/refs.c b/refs.c
index 305c1a9..75a0d7b 100644
--- a/refs.c
+++ b/refs.c
@@ -721,7 +721,8 @@ static int log_ref_write(struct ref_lock *lock,
char *logrec;
const char *committer;
- if (log_all_ref_updates) {
+ if (log_all_ref_updates &&
+ !strncmp(lock->ref_name, "refs/heads/", 11)) {
if (safe_create_leading_directories(lock->log_file) < 0)
return error("unable to create directory for %s",
lock->log_file);