Merge branch 'master' into lj/refs
[git/git.git] / git-checkout.sh
index dd47724..119bca1 100755 (executable)
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ while [ "$#" != "0" ]; do
                shift
                [ -z "$newbranch" ] &&
                        die "git checkout: -b needs a branch name"
-               [ -e "$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/$newbranch" ] &&
+               git-show-ref --verify --quiet -- "refs/heads/$newbranch" &&
                        die "git checkout: branch $newbranch already exists"
                git-check-ref-format "heads/$newbranch" ||
                        die "git checkout: we do not like '$newbranch' as a branch name."
@@ -51,7 +51,8 @@ while [ "$#" != "0" ]; do
                        fi
                        new="$rev"
                        new_name="$arg^0"
-                       if [ -f "$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/$arg" ]; then
+                       if git-show-ref --verify --quiet -- "refs/heads/$arg"
+                       then
                                branch="$arg"
                        fi
                elif rev=$(git-rev-parse --verify "$arg^{tree}" 2>/dev/null)