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Re: Bug report: git clone with dest




On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 12:59:48PM -0800, Isaac Shabtay wrote:

> Target directory is deleted on clone failures.
> 
> Steps to reproduce, for example on Windows:
> 
> cd /d %TEMP%
> mkdir dest
> git clone https://some-fake-url/whatever-makes-git-clone-fail dest
> 
> Of course, the clone will fail as it should. But looks like the Git
> client also ends up deleting the "dest" directory.

Interesting. AFAICT Git has behaved this way for almost 9 years, and now
we have two reports in two days. Serendipity, or did something else
change? :)

Anyway, you might be interested in the patch series I posted yesterday:

  https://public-inbox.org/git/20180102210753.GA10430@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/

-Peff