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-rw-r--r--abspath.c13
-rw-r--r--cache.h1
2 files changed, 14 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/abspath.c b/abspath.c
index 8c6c76b..79ee310 100644
--- a/abspath.c
+++ b/abspath.c
@@ -205,6 +205,19 @@ const char *real_path_if_valid(const char *path)
return strbuf_realpath(&realpath, path, 0);
}
+char *real_pathdup(const char *path)
+{
+ struct strbuf realpath = STRBUF_INIT;
+ char *retval = NULL;
+
+ if (strbuf_realpath(&realpath, path, 0))
+ retval = strbuf_detach(&realpath, NULL);
+
+ strbuf_release(&realpath);
+
+ return retval;
+}
+
/*
* Use this to get an absolute path from a relative one. If you want
* to resolve links, you should use real_path.
diff --git a/cache.h b/cache.h
index 7a81294..e12a5d9 100644
--- a/cache.h
+++ b/cache.h
@@ -1068,6 +1068,7 @@ char *strbuf_realpath(struct strbuf *resolved, const char *path,
int die_on_error);
const char *real_path(const char *path);
const char *real_path_if_valid(const char *path);
+char *real_pathdup(const char *path);
const char *absolute_path(const char *path);
const char *remove_leading_path(const char *in, const char *prefix);
const char *relative_path(const char *in, const char *prefix, struct strbuf *sb);