commit: helper methods to reduce redundant blocks of code
[git/git.git] / commit.c
index 0094ec1..5ed9ccd 100644 (file)
--- a/commit.c
+++ b/commit.c
@@ -49,6 +49,19 @@ struct commit *lookup_commit(const unsigned char *sha1)
        return check_commit(obj, sha1, 0);
 }
 
+struct commit *lookup_commit_reference_by_name(const char *name)
+{
+       unsigned char sha1[20];
+       struct commit *commit;
+
+       if (get_sha1(name, sha1))
+               return NULL;
+       commit = lookup_commit_reference(sha1);
+       if (!commit || parse_commit(commit))
+               return NULL;
+       return commit;
+}
+
 static unsigned long parse_commit_date(const char *buf, const char *tail)
 {
        const char *dateptr;