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1 files changed, 25 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/ident.c b/ident.c
index 23b8cfc..7c81fe8 100644
--- a/ident.c
+++ b/ident.c
@@ -156,8 +156,18 @@ static int copy(char *buf, int size, int offset, const char *src)
return offset;
}
+static const char au_env[] = "GIT_AUTHOR_NAME";
+static const char co_env[] = "GIT_COMMITTER_NAME";
+static const char *env_hint =
+"\n*** Environment problem:\n"
+"*** Your name cannot be determined from your system services (gecos).\n"
+"*** You would need to set %s and %s\n"
+"*** environment variables; otherwise you won't be able to perform\n"
+"*** certain operations because of \"empty ident\" errors.\n"
+"*** Alternatively, you can use user.name configuration variable.\n\n";
+
static const char *get_ident(const char *name, const char *email,
- const char *date_str)
+ const char *date_str, int error_on_no_name)
{
static char buffer[1000];
char date[50];
@@ -168,9 +178,14 @@ static const char *get_ident(const char *name, const char *email,
if (!email)
email = git_default_email;
- if (!*name || !*email)
- die("empty ident %s <%s> not allowed",
- name, email);
+ if (!*name) {
+ if (name == git_default_name && env_hint) {
+ fprintf(stderr, env_hint, au_env, co_env);
+ env_hint = NULL; /* warn only once, for "git-var -l" */
+ }
+ if (error_on_no_name)
+ die("empty ident %s <%s> not allowed", name, email);
+ }
strcpy(date, git_default_date);
if (date_str)
@@ -187,16 +202,18 @@ static const char *get_ident(const char *name, const char *email,
return buffer;
}
-const char *git_author_info(void)
+const char *git_author_info(int error_on_no_name)
{
return get_ident(getenv("GIT_AUTHOR_NAME"),
getenv("GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL"),
- getenv("GIT_AUTHOR_DATE"));
+ getenv("GIT_AUTHOR_DATE"),
+ error_on_no_name);
}
-const char *git_committer_info(void)
+const char *git_committer_info(int error_on_no_name)
{
return get_ident(getenv("GIT_COMMITTER_NAME"),
getenv("GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL"),
- getenv("GIT_COMMITTER_DATE"));
+ getenv("GIT_COMMITTER_DATE"),
+ error_on_no_name);
}