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-rw-r--r--builtin/merge.c12
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/merge.c b/builtin/merge.c
index 98ed54a..2457940 100644
--- a/builtin/merge.c
+++ b/builtin/merge.c
@@ -1100,6 +1100,7 @@ int cmd_merge(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
struct commit_list *common = NULL;
const char *best_strategy = NULL, *wt_strategy = NULL;
struct commit_list **remotes = &remoteheads;
+ void *branch_to_free;
if (argc == 2 && !strcmp(argv[1], "-h"))
usage_with_options(builtin_merge_usage, builtin_merge_options);
@@ -1108,12 +1109,9 @@ int cmd_merge(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
* Check if we are _not_ on a detached HEAD, i.e. if there is a
* current branch.
*/
- branch = resolve_ref("HEAD", head_sha1, 0, &flag);
- if (branch) {
- if (!prefixcmp(branch, "refs/heads/"))
- branch += 11;
- branch = xstrdup(branch);
- }
+ branch = branch_to_free = resolve_refdup("HEAD", head_sha1, 0, &flag);
+ if (branch && !prefixcmp(branch, "refs/heads/"))
+ branch += 11;
if (!branch || is_null_sha1(head_sha1))
head_commit = NULL;
else
@@ -1524,6 +1522,6 @@ int cmd_merge(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
ret = suggest_conflicts(option_renormalize);
done:
- free((char *)branch);
+ free(branch_to_free);
return ret;
}