On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 08:53:22PM +0200, Torstein Hegge wrote:

> When the git directory is accessed through a symlink like
>   ln -s /tmp/git /tmp/git-symlink
>   cd /tmp/git-symlink/t
>   make -C .. && ./t9903-bash-prompt.sh
> $TRASH_DIRECTORY is /tmp/git-symlink/t/trash directory.t9903-bash-prompt
> and $(pwd -P) is /tmp/git/t/trash directory.t9903-bash-prompt.
> When __gitdir looks up the path through 'git rev-parse --git-dir', it
> will return paths similar to $(pwd -P). This behavior is already tested in
> t9903 'gitdir - resulting path avoids symlinks'.

Thanks, this makes sense to me, and is the same solution used in other
scripts (e.g., t2300), so I don't think we have to worry about any
portability concerns with "pwd -P".

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