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1 files changed, 7 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/refs.c b/refs.c
index 97506a4..a52b038 100644
--- a/refs.c
+++ b/refs.c
@@ -116,14 +116,17 @@ const char *resolve_ref(const char *path, unsigned char *sha1, int reading)
int create_symref(const char *git_HEAD, const char *refs_heads_master)
{
-#if USE_SYMLINK_HEAD
- unlink(git_HEAD);
- return symlink(refs_heads_master, git_HEAD);
-#else
const char *lockpath;
char ref[1000];
int fd, len, written;
+#if USE_SYMLINK_HEAD
+ unlink(git_HEAD);
+ if (!symlink(refs_heads_master, git_HEAD))
+ return 0;
+ fprintf(stderr, "no symlink - falling back to symbolic ref\n");
+#endif
+
len = snprintf(ref, sizeof(ref), "ref: %s\n", refs_heads_master);
if (sizeof(ref) <= len) {
error("refname too long: %s", refs_heads_master);
@@ -144,7 +147,6 @@ int create_symref(const char *git_HEAD, const char *refs_heads_master)
return -3;
}
return 0;
-#endif
}
int read_ref(const char *filename, unsigned char *sha1)