On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 11:32:16PM -0500, Jeff King wrote:
> $ check dot .
> error: Invalid path '.'
> $ check dotdot ..
> error: Updating '..' would lose untracked files in it
> $ check dotgit .git
> error: Updating '.git' would lose untracked files in it
> Interesting that we detect the first one while reading into the cache,
> but apparently try much harder to checkout on the latter two. Not sure I
> want to try "git checkout -f". :)
Actually, I take it back. The "untracked files" check comes _first_, and
if you do "-f", we end up in the verify_path check when trying to pull
the tree into the index. So I think the way git handles it makes sense.
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