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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-checkout-index.txt20
-rw-r--r--checkout-index.c41
2 files changed, 59 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-checkout-index.txt b/Documentation/git-checkout-index.txt
index 2a1e526..b0b6588 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-checkout-index.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-checkout-index.txt
@@ -10,7 +10,9 @@ SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
'git-checkout-index' [-u] [-q] [-a] [-f] [-n] [--prefix=<string>]
- [--stage=<number>] [--] <file>...
+ [--stage=<number>]
+ [-z] [--stdin]
+ [--] [<file>]\*
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -45,6 +47,15 @@ OPTIONS
Instead of checking out unmerged entries, copy out the
files from named stage. <number> must be between 1 and 3.
+--stdin::
+ Instead of taking list of paths from the command line,
+ read list of paths from the standard input. Paths are
+ separated by LF (i.e. one path per line) by default.
+
+-z::
+ Only meaningful with `--stdin`; paths are separated with
+ NUL character instead of LF.
+
--::
Do not interpret any more arguments as options.
@@ -64,7 +75,12 @@ $ find . -name '*.h' -print0 | xargs -0 git-checkout-index -f --
which will force all existing `*.h` files to be replaced with their
cached copies. If an empty command line implied "all", then this would
-force-refresh everything in the index, which was not the point.
+force-refresh everything in the index, which was not the point. But
+since git-checkout-index accepts --stdin it would be faster to use:
+
+----------------
+$ find . -name '*.h' -print0 | git-checkout-index -f -z --stdin
+----------------
The `--` is just a good idea when you know the rest will be filenames;
it will prevent problems with a filename of, for example, `-a`.
diff --git a/checkout-index.c b/checkout-index.c
index 957b4a8..f54c606 100644
--- a/checkout-index.c
+++ b/checkout-index.c
@@ -22,6 +22,10 @@
*
* find . -name '*.h' -print0 | xargs -0 git-checkout-index -f --
*
+ * or:
+ *
+ * find . -name '*.h' -print0 | git-checkout-index -f -z --stdin
+ *
* which will force all existing *.h files to be replaced with
* their cached copies. If an empty command line implied "all",
* then this would force-refresh everything in the cache, which
@@ -33,6 +37,8 @@
* but get used to it in scripting!).
*/
#include "cache.h"
+#include "strbuf.h"
+#include "quote.h"
static const char *prefix;
static int prefix_length;
@@ -114,6 +120,8 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
int i;
int newfd = -1;
int all = 0;
+ int read_from_stdin = 0;
+ int line_termination = '\n';
prefix = setup_git_directory();
git_config(git_default_config);
@@ -156,6 +164,17 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
die("cannot open index.lock file.");
continue;
}
+ if (!strcmp(arg, "-z")) {
+ line_termination = 0;
+ continue;
+ }
+ if (!strcmp(arg, "--stdin")) {
+ if (i != argc - 1)
+ die("--stdin must be at the end");
+ read_from_stdin = 1;
+ i++; /* do not consider arg as a file name */
+ break;
+ }
if (!strncmp(arg, "--prefix=", 9)) {
state.base_dir = arg+9;
state.base_dir_len = strlen(state.base_dir);
@@ -191,9 +210,31 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
if (all)
die("git-checkout-index: don't mix '--all' and explicit filenames");
+ if (read_from_stdin)
+ die("git-checkout-index: don't mix '--stdin' and explicit filenames");
checkout_file(prefix_path(prefix, prefix_length, arg));
}
+ if (read_from_stdin) {
+ struct strbuf buf;
+ if (all)
+ die("git-checkout-index: don't mix '--all' and '--stdin'");
+ strbuf_init(&buf);
+ while (1) {
+ char *path_name;
+ read_line(&buf, stdin, line_termination);
+ if (buf.eof)
+ break;
+ if (line_termination && buf.buf[0] == '"')
+ path_name = unquote_c_style(buf.buf, NULL);
+ else
+ path_name = buf.buf;
+ checkout_file(prefix_path(prefix, prefix_length, path_name));
+ if (path_name != buf.buf)
+ free(path_name);
+ }
+ }
+
if (all)
checkout_all();