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[v3,5/8] checkout: clarify comment

Message ID 20190108215225.3077-6-t.gummerer@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series introduce no-overlay mode in git checkout | expand

Commit Message

Thomas Gummerer Jan. 8, 2019, 9:52 p.m. UTC
The key point for the if statement is that read_tree_some did not
update the entry, because either it doesn't exist in tree-ish or
doesn't match the pathspec.  Clarify that.

Suggested-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gummerer <t.gummerer@gmail.com>
 builtin/checkout.c | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/builtin/checkout.c b/builtin/checkout.c
index acdafc6e4c..cb166b2e07 100644
--- a/builtin/checkout.c
+++ b/builtin/checkout.c
@@ -304,10 +304,10 @@  static int checkout_paths(const struct checkout_opts *opts,
 		if (opts->source_tree && !(ce->ce_flags & CE_UPDATE))
-			 * "git checkout tree-ish -- path", but this entry
-			 * is in the original index; it will not be checked
-			 * out to the working tree and it does not matter
-			 * if pathspec matched this entry.  We will not do
+			 * "git checkout tree-ish -- path" and this entry
+			 * is in the original index, but is not in tree-ish
+			 * or does not match the pathspec; it will not be
+			 * checked out to the working tree.  We will not do
 			 * anything to this entry at all.