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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-check-attr.txt9
-rw-r--r--builtin/check-attr.c14
2 files changed, 18 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-check-attr.txt b/Documentation/git-check-attr.txt
index 5abdbaa..760aca9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-check-attr.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-check-attr.txt
@@ -31,8 +31,9 @@ OPTIONS
Read file names from stdin instead of from the command-line.
-z::
- Only meaningful with `--stdin`; paths are separated with a
- NUL character instead of a linefeed character.
+ The output format is modified to be machine-parseable.
+ If `--stdin` is also given, input paths are separated
+ with a NUL character instead of a linefeed character.
\--::
Interpret all preceding arguments as attributes and all following
@@ -48,6 +49,10 @@ OUTPUT
The output is of the form:
<path> COLON SP <attribute> COLON SP <info> LF
+unless `-z` is in effect, in which case NUL is used as delimiter:
+<path> NUL <attribute> NUL <info> NUL
+
+
<path> is the path of a file being queried, <attribute> is an attribute
being queried and <info> can be either:
diff --git a/builtin/check-attr.c b/builtin/check-attr.c
index 7cc9b5d..cd46690 100644
--- a/builtin/check-attr.c
+++ b/builtin/check-attr.c
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ static const struct option check_attr_options[] = {
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "cached", &cached_attrs, N_("use .gitattributes only from the index")),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0 , "stdin", &stdin_paths, N_("read file names from stdin")),
OPT_BOOLEAN('z', NULL, &nul_term_line,
- N_("input paths are terminated by a NUL character")),
+ N_("terminate input and output records by a NUL character")),
OPT_END()
};
@@ -38,8 +38,16 @@ static void output_attr(int cnt, struct git_attr_check *check,
else if (ATTR_UNSET(value))
value = "unspecified";
- quote_c_style(file, NULL, stdout, 0);
- printf(": %s: %s\n", git_attr_name(check[j].attr), value);
+ if (nul_term_line) {
+ printf("%s%c" /* path */
+ "%s%c" /* attrname */
+ "%s%c" /* attrvalue */,
+ file, 0, git_attr_name(check[j].attr), 0, value, 0);
+ } else {
+ quote_c_style(file, NULL, stdout, 0);
+ printf(": %s: %s\n", git_attr_name(check[j].attr), value);
+ }
+
}
}