Report symlink failures in merge-recursive
[git/git.git] / merge-recursive.c
index 0e988f2..a0c804c 100644 (file)
@@ -525,7 +525,8 @@ static void update_file_flags(struct merge_options *o,
                        char *lnk = xmemdupz(buf, size);
                        safe_create_leading_directories_const(path);
                        unlink(path);
-                       symlink(lnk, path);
+                       if (symlink(lnk, path))
+                               die("failed to symlink %s: %s", path, strerror(errno));
                        free(lnk);
                } else
                        die("do not know what to do with %06o %s '%s'",