git-checkout: be careful about untracked symlinks
[git/git.git] / entry.c
diff --git a/entry.c b/entry.c
index d3e86c7..f276cf3 100644 (file)
--- a/entry.c
+++ b/entry.c
@@ -175,6 +175,19 @@ static int write_entry(struct cache_entry *ce, char *path, const struct checkout
        return 0;
 }
 
+/*
+ * This is like 'lstat()', except it refuses to follow symlinks
+ * in the path.
+ */
+int check_path(const char *path, int len, struct stat *st)
+{
+       if (has_symlink_leading_path(path, len)) {
+               errno = ENOENT;
+               return -1;
+       }
+       return lstat(path, st);
+}
+
 int checkout_entry(struct cache_entry *ce, const struct checkout *state, char *topath)
 {
        static char path[PATH_MAX + 1];
@@ -188,7 +201,7 @@ int checkout_entry(struct cache_entry *ce, const struct checkout *state, char *t
        strcpy(path + len, ce->name);
        len += ce_namelen(ce);
 
-       if (!lstat(path, &st)) {
+       if (!check_path(path, len, &st)) {
                unsigned changed = ce_match_stat(ce, &st, CE_MATCH_IGNORE_VALID);
                if (!changed)
                        return 0;