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From: Davide Berardi <berardi.dav@gmail.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] Segmentation fault on non-commit objects.
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:27:35 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191029092735.GA84120@carpenter.lan> (raw)

Fixed segmentation fault that can be triggered using
$ git clone --branch $object $repository
with object pointing to a non-commit (e.g. a blob).

Signed-off-by: Davide Berardi <berardi.dav@gmail.com>
---
 builtin/clone.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/builtin/clone.c b/builtin/clone.c
index f665b28ccc..6ad2d8fe77 100644
--- a/builtin/clone.c
+++ b/builtin/clone.c
@@ -720,6 +720,9 @@ static void update_head(const struct ref *our, const struct ref *remote,
 	} else if (our) {
 		struct commit *c = lookup_commit_reference(the_repository,
 							   &our->old_oid);
+		/* Check if --branch specifies a non-commit. */
+		if (c == NULL)
+			die(_("unable to update HEAD (cannot find commit)"));
 		/* --branch specifies a non-branch (i.e. tags), detach HEAD */
 		update_ref(msg, "HEAD", &c->object.oid, NULL, REF_NO_DEREF,
 			   UPDATE_REFS_DIE_ON_ERR);
-- 
2.23.0


             reply	other threads:[~2019-10-29  9:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-29  9:27 Davide Berardi [this message]
2019-10-29 13:11 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-01  0:26   ` Davide Berardi
2019-10-29 14:06 ` Jeff King
2019-10-30  2:44   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-10-31  5:37     ` Jeff King
2019-10-31 10:43       ` Davide Berardi
2019-11-01  0:29       ` Davide Berardi

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