Commit cb3e97da authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

Merge branch 'ml/filter-branch-no-op-error'

"git filter-branch" learned to use a different exit code to allow
the callers to tell the case where there was no new commits to
rewrite from other error cases.

* ml/filter-branch-no-op-error:
  filter-branch: return 2 when nothing to rewrite
parents cac53513 0a0eb2e5
......@@ -222,6 +222,14 @@ this purpose, they are instead rewritten to point at the nearest ancestor that
was not excluded.
EXIT STATUS
-----------
On success, the exit status is `0`. If the filter can't find any commits to
rewrite, the exit status is `2`. On any other error, the exit status may be
any other non-zero value.
Examples
--------
......
......@@ -310,7 +310,7 @@ git rev-list --reverse --topo-order --default HEAD \
die "Could not get the commits"
commits=$(wc -l <../revs | tr -d " ")
test $commits -eq 0 && die "Found nothing to rewrite"
test $commits -eq 0 && die_with_status 2 "Found nothing to rewrite"
# Rewrite the commits
report_progress ()
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