Eliminate confusing "won't bisect on seeked tree" failure
[git/git.git] / git-bisect.sh
index 6594a62..f885774 100755 (executable)
@@ -67,16 +67,18 @@ bisect_start() {
        die "Bad HEAD - I need a HEAD"
        case "$head" in
        refs/heads/bisect)
-               if [ -s "$GIT_DIR/head-name" ]; then
-                   branch=`cat "$GIT_DIR/head-name"`
+               if [ -s "$GIT_DIR/BISECT_START" ]; then
+                   branch=`cat "$GIT_DIR/BISECT_START"`
                else
                    branch=master
                fi
                git checkout $branch || exit
                ;;
        refs/heads/*|$_x40)
+               # This error message should only be triggered by cogito usage,
+               # and cogito users should understand it relates to cg-seek.
                [ -s "$GIT_DIR/head-name" ] && die "won't bisect on seeked tree"
-               echo "${head#refs/heads/}" >"$GIT_DIR/head-name"
+               echo "${head#refs/heads/}" >"$GIT_DIR/BISECT_START"
                ;;
        *)
                die "Bad HEAD - strange symbolic ref"
@@ -353,8 +355,8 @@ bisect_reset() {
                return
        }
        case "$#" in
-       0) if [ -s "$GIT_DIR/head-name" ]; then
-              branch=`cat "$GIT_DIR/head-name"`
+       0) if [ -s "$GIT_DIR/BISECT_START" ]; then
+              branch=`cat "$GIT_DIR/BISECT_START"`
           else
               branch=master
           fi ;;
@@ -365,7 +367,9 @@ bisect_reset() {
            usage ;;
        esac
        if git checkout "$branch"; then
+               # Cleanup head-name if it got left by an old version of git-bisect
                rm -f "$GIT_DIR/head-name"
+               rm -f "$GIT_DIR/BISECT_START"
                bisect_clean_state
        fi
 }