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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-write-tree.txt7
-rw-r--r--write-tree.c14
2 files changed, 19 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-write-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-write-tree.txt
index 458d97a..4c7db5f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-write-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-write-tree.txt
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@ git-write-tree - Creates a tree from the current cache
SYNOPSIS
--------
'git-write-tree'
+ [--missing-ok]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -23,7 +24,11 @@ In order to have that match what is actually in your directory right
now, you need to have done a "git-update-cache" phase before you did the
"git-write-tree".
-
+OPTIONS
+-------
+--missing-ok::
+ Normally "git-write-tree" ensures that the objects referenced by the
+ directory exist in the object database. This option disables this check.
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
diff --git a/write-tree.c b/write-tree.c
index a794ea1..561a101 100644
--- a/write-tree.c
+++ b/write-tree.c
@@ -5,6 +5,8 @@
*/
#include "cache.h"
+static int missing_ok = 0;
+
static int check_valid_sha1(unsigned char *sha1)
{
int ret;
@@ -61,7 +63,7 @@ static int write_tree(struct cache_entry **cachep, int maxentries, const char *b
sha1 = subdir_sha1;
}
- if (check_valid_sha1(sha1) < 0)
+ if (!missing_ok && check_valid_sha1(sha1) < 0)
exit(1);
entrylen = pathlen - baselen;
@@ -86,6 +88,16 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
int i, funny;
int entries = read_cache();
unsigned char sha1[20];
+
+ if (argc==2) {
+ if (!strcmp(argv[1], "--missing-ok"))
+ missing_ok = 1;
+ else
+ die("unknown option %s", argv[1]);
+ }
+
+ if (argc>2)
+ die("too many options");
if (entries < 0)
die("git-write-tree: error reading cache");