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+#!/bin/sh
+. git-sh-setup-script || die "Not a git archive"
+
+# We want a clean tree and clean index to be able to revert.
+status=$(git status)
+case "$status" in
+'nothing to commit') ;;
+*)
+ echo "$status"
+ die "Your working tree is dirty; cannot revert a previous patch." ;;
+esac
+
+rev=$(git-rev-parse --no-flags --verify --revs-only "$@") &&
+commit=$(git-rev-parse --verify "$rev^0") || exit
+if git-diff-tree -R -M -p $commit | git-apply --index &&
+ msg=$(git-rev-list --pretty=oneline --max-count=1 $commit)
+then
+ {
+ echo "$msg" | sed -e '
+ s/^[^ ]* /Revert "/
+ s/$/"/'
+ echo
+ echo "This reverts $commit commit."
+ test "$rev" = "$commit" ||
+ echo "(original 'git revert' arguments: $@)"
+ } | git commit -F -
+else
+ # Now why did it fail?
+ parents=`git-cat-file commit "$commit" 2>/dev/null |
+ sed -ne '/^$/q;/^parent /p' |
+ wc -l`
+ case $parents in
+ 0) die "Cannot revert the root commit nor non commit-ish." ;;
+ 1) die "The patch does not apply." ;;
+ *) die "Cannot revert a merge commit." ;;
+ esac
+fi