Commit d78db842 authored by Duy Nguyen's avatar Duy Nguyen Committed by Junio C Hamano

clone: better error when --reference is a linked checkout

Signed-off-by: Duy Nguyen's avatarNguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <>
parent 744e4697
......@@ -294,9 +294,14 @@ static int add_one_reference(struct string_list_item *item, void *cb_data)
char *ref_git_git = mkpathdup("%s/.git", ref_git);
ref_git = ref_git_git;
} else if (!is_directory(mkpath("%s/objects", ref_git)))
} else if (!is_directory(mkpath("%s/objects", ref_git))) {
struct strbuf sb = STRBUF_INIT;
if (get_common_dir(&sb, ref_git))
die(_("reference repository '%s' as a linked checkout is not supported yet."),
die(_("reference repository '%s' is not a local repository."),
if (!access(mkpath("%s/shallow", ref_git), F_OK))
die(_("reference repository '%s' is shallow"), item->string);
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