Re: Bug report: git clone with dest
- Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 14:44:16 -0800
- From: Isaac Shabtay <isaac@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug report: git clone with dest
Indeed interesting... this one's for the books...
Thanks for the patches. Any idea when these are going to make it to
the official Git client builds? (specifically the Windows one)
On 3 January 2018 at 14:28, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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: