Re: Pushing to a non-bare repository

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2007-02-04 06:42:11
Simon 'corecode' Schubert <corecode@fs.ei.tum.de> writes:

> I don't say "Push needs to behave like a fast forward pull",
> because that's wrong.  You can't just change the workdir,
> possibly due to permissions problems.  But push has to abort
> if you try to forward HEAD on the remote, except if it is
> bare, of course.

You can tweak receive-pack.c::update() to do that, perhaps along
the lines of this.

---
diff --git a/receive-pack.c b/receive-pack.c
index 7311c82..ccd48e4 100644
--- a/receive-pack.c
+++ b/receive-pack.c
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
 
 static const char receive_pack_usage[] = "git-receive-pack <git-dir>";
 
+static char *current_branch;
 static int deny_non_fast_forwards = 0;
 static int receive_unpack_limit = -1;
 static int transfer_unpack_limit = -1;
@@ -115,6 +116,18 @@ static int update(struct command *cmd)
 			     name);
 	}
 
+	if (!is_bare_repository()) {
+		/*
+		 * Pusing into a live repository.  updating .git/HEAD
+		 * or the current branch is a no-no...
+		 */
+		if (strncmp(name, "refs/", 5) ||
+		    (current_branch && !strcmp(name, current_branch))) {
+			cmd->error_string = "update current";
+			return error("refusing to update the current branch '%s' in a live repository", name);
+		}
+	}
+
 	strcpy(new_hex, sha1_to_hex(new_sha1));
 	strcpy(old_hex, sha1_to_hex(old_sha1));
 
@@ -436,6 +449,13 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
 	else if (0 <= receive_unpack_limit)
 		unpack_limit = receive_unpack_limit;
 
+	if (!is_bare_repository()) {
+		unsigned char h[20];
+		const char *head = resolve_ref("HEAD", h, 0, NULL);
+		if (head && strcmp("HEAD", head))
+			current_branch = xstrdup(head);
+	}
+
 	write_head_info();
 
 	/* EOF */



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Received on Sun Feb 04 06:49:32 2007

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