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-rw-r--r--builtin/checkout.c9
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/checkout.c b/builtin/checkout.c
index 28cdc51..ca855d7 100644
--- a/builtin/checkout.c
+++ b/builtin/checkout.c
@@ -715,10 +715,12 @@ static int switch_branches(struct checkout_opts *opts, struct branch_info *new)
unsigned char rev[20];
int flag;
memset(&old, 0, sizeof(old));
- old.path = resolve_ref("HEAD", rev, 0, &flag);
+ old.path = xstrdup(resolve_ref("HEAD", rev, 0, &flag));
old.commit = lookup_commit_reference_gently(rev, 1);
- if (!(flag & REF_ISSYMREF))
+ if (!(flag & REF_ISSYMREF)) {
+ free((char *)old.path);
old.path = NULL;
+ }
if (old.path && !prefixcmp(old.path, "refs/heads/"))
old.name = old.path + strlen("refs/heads/");
@@ -741,6 +743,7 @@ static int switch_branches(struct checkout_opts *opts, struct branch_info *new)
update_refs_for_switch(opts, &old, new);
ret = post_checkout_hook(old.commit, new->commit, 1);
+ free((char *)old.path);
return ret || opts->writeout_error;
}
@@ -1071,7 +1074,7 @@ int cmd_checkout(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
if (strbuf_check_branch_ref(&buf, opts.new_branch))
die(_("git checkout: we do not like '%s' as a branch name."),
opts.new_branch);
- if (!get_sha1(buf.buf, rev)) {
+ if (ref_exists(buf.buf)) {
opts.branch_exists = 1;
if (!opts.new_branch_force)
die(_("git checkout: branch %s already exists"),