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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/refs.c b/refs.c
index 9d37a02..31cf276 100644
--- a/refs.c
+++ b/refs.c
@@ -288,6 +288,7 @@ static struct ref_lock* lock_ref_sha1_basic(const char *path,
const unsigned char *old_sha1, int mustexist)
{
struct ref_lock *lock;
+ struct stat st;
lock = xcalloc(1, sizeof(struct ref_lock));
lock->lock_fd = -1;
@@ -303,6 +304,7 @@ static struct ref_lock* lock_ref_sha1_basic(const char *path,
lock->ref_file = strdup(path);
lock->lock_file = strdup(mkpath("%s.lock", lock->ref_file));
lock->log_file = strdup(git_path("logs/%s", lock->ref_file + plen));
+ lock->force_write = !lstat(lock->ref_file, &st) || errno == ENOENT;
if (safe_create_leading_directories(lock->lock_file))
die("unable to create directory for %s", lock->lock_file);
@@ -405,7 +407,7 @@ int write_ref_sha1(struct ref_lock *lock,
if (!lock)
return -1;
- if (!memcmp(lock->old_sha1, sha1, 20)) {
+ if (!lock->force_write && !memcmp(lock->old_sha1, sha1, 20)) {
unlock_ref(lock);
return 0;
}