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Re: regarding fix on "git clone $there $here"




Thanks for the confirmation. It is very helpful!

Best Regards
Leslie Wang



> On May 8, 2018, at 11:44 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Leslie Wang <qiwa@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
>> At 2.14.1 or 2.15.1, if I run command like 
>> - mkdir /tmp/111
>> - git clone git@xxxxxxxxxx:111/111 /tmp/111
>> 
>> because it will failure, then /tmp/111 will be removed automatically.
> 
> Yes, this was a (longstanding) bug that nobody bothered to fix for a
> long time.  As "git clone" did not create /tmp/111 but it was given
> to it by the external world, it shouldn't remove it upon failure.
> Of course, if you omit the "mkdir" in the above sequence and let
> "git clone" create /tmp/111, tne Git will remove it upon failure as
> part of the clean-up.
>