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-rw-r--r--builtin/init-db.c18
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/init-db.c b/builtin/init-db.c
index 56f85e2..a6aea7e 100644
--- a/builtin/init-db.c
+++ b/builtin/init-db.c
@@ -177,6 +177,20 @@ static int git_init_db_config(const char *k, const char *v, void *cb)
return 0;
}
+/*
+ * If the git_dir is not directly inside the working tree, then git will not
+ * find it by default, and we need to set the worktree explicitly.
+ */
+static int needs_work_tree_config(const char *git_dir, const char *work_tree)
+{
+ if (!strcmp(work_tree, "/") && !strcmp(git_dir, "/.git"))
+ return 0;
+ if (skip_prefix(git_dir, work_tree, &git_dir) &&
+ !strcmp(git_dir, "/.git"))
+ return 0;
+ return 1;
+}
+
static int create_default_files(const char *template_path)
{
const char *git_dir = get_git_dir();
@@ -266,10 +280,8 @@ static int create_default_files(const char *template_path)
/* allow template config file to override the default */
if (log_all_ref_updates == -1)
git_config_set("core.logallrefupdates", "true");
- if (!starts_with(git_dir, work_tree) ||
- strcmp(git_dir + strlen(work_tree), "/.git")) {
+ if (needs_work_tree_config(git_dir, work_tree))
git_config_set("core.worktree", work_tree);
- }
}
if (!reinit) {