On 03/28/2013 04:38 PM, Jeff King wrote: > On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 04:34:19PM +0100, Michael Haggerty wrote: > >> Is there a simple way to verify an object name more strictly and convert >> it to an SHA1? I can only think of solutions that require two commands, >> like >> >> git cat-file -e $ARG && git rev-parse --verify $ARG > > Is the rev-parse line doing anything there? If $ARG does not resolve to > a sha1, then wouldn't cat-file have failed?
It's outputting the SHA1, which cat-file seems incapable of providing in a useful way. Michael -- Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu http://softwareswirl.blogspot.com/ -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html