The current basedir compare aborts early in order to avoid futile
recursive searches. However, a match may still be found by another
pathspec. This can cause an error while checking out files from a branch
when using multiple pathspecs:

$ git checkout master -- 'a/*.txt' 'b/*.txt'
error: pathspec 'a/*.txt' did not match any file(s) known to git.

Signed-off-by: Andy Spencer <>
 tree-walk.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tree-walk.c b/tree-walk.c
index 5ece8c3..e06f240 100644
--- a/tree-walk.c
+++ b/tree-walk.c
@@ -743,7 +743,7 @@ match_wildcards:
                if (item->nowildcard_len &&
                    !match_wildcard_base(item, base_str, baselen, &matched))
-                       return entry_not_interesting;
+                       continue;
                 * Concatenate base and entry->path into one and do

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