On Mon, 29 Aug 2016, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
> > I am not sure if it should be left as the responsibility of the
> > caller (i.e. check the_index.initialized to bark at a caller that
> > forgets to read from an index) ...
> Scatch that. That would not work in a freshly created repository
> before doing any "git add". An empty index is a normal state, so it
> would not just be annoying to warn "You called me without reading
> the index" but is simply wrong.
Fine. I changed it to assert that the_index.initialized was set.