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--- a/cache.h
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@@ -817,6 +817,16 @@ struct cache_entry *index_file_exists(struct index_state *istate, const char *na
int index_name_pos(struct index_state *, const char *name, int namelen);
/*
+ * Determines whether an entry with the given name exists within the
+ * given index. The return value is 1 if an exact match is found, otherwise
+ * it is 0. Note that, unlike index_name_pos, this function does not expand
+ * the index if it is sparse. If an item exists within the full index but it
+ * is contained within a sparse directory (and not in the sparse index), 0 is
+ * returned.
+ */
+int index_entry_exists(struct index_state *, const char *name, int namelen);
+
+/*
* Some functions return the negative complement of an insert position when a
* precise match was not found but a position was found where the entry would
* need to be inserted. This helper protects that logic from any integer