Merge branch 'jc/checkout-merge-base'
[git/git.git] / builtin-checkout.c
index fe7c858..793542e 100644 (file)
@@ -302,8 +302,9 @@ static void show_local_changes(struct object *head)
 static void describe_detached_head(char *msg, struct commit *commit)
 {
        struct strbuf sb = STRBUF_INIT;
+       struct pretty_print_context ctx = {0};
        parse_commit(commit);
-       pretty_print_commit(CMIT_FMT_ONELINE, commit, &sb, 0, NULL, NULL, 0, 0);
+       pretty_print_commit(CMIT_FMT_ONELINE, commit, &sb, &ctx);
        fprintf(stderr, "%s %s... %s\n", msg,
                find_unique_abbrev(commit->object.sha1, DEFAULT_ABBREV), sb.buf);
        strbuf_release(&sb);
@@ -396,7 +397,7 @@ static int merge_working_tree(struct checkout_opts *opts,
                topts.initial_checkout = is_cache_unborn();
                topts.update = 1;
                topts.merge = 1;
-               topts.gently = opts->merge;
+               topts.gently = opts->merge && old->commit;
                topts.verbose_update = !opts->quiet;
                topts.fn = twoway_merge;
                topts.dir = xcalloc(1, sizeof(*topts.dir));
@@ -421,7 +422,13 @@ static int merge_working_tree(struct checkout_opts *opts,
                        struct merge_options o;
                        if (!opts->merge)
                                return 1;
-                       parse_commit(old->commit);
+
+                       /*
+                        * Without old->commit, the below is the same as
+                        * the two-tree unpack we already tried and failed.
+                        */
+                       if (!old->commit)
+                               return 1;
 
                        /* Do more real merge */