Document a couple more functions and the flags argument as used by hold_lock_file_for_update() and hold_lock_file_for_append().
Signed-off-by: Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> --- Documentation/technical/api-lockfile.txt | 36 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--- 1 file changed, 33 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/technical/api-lockfile.txt b/Documentation/technical/api-lockfile.txt index dd89404..95ed03b 100644 --- a/Documentation/technical/api-lockfile.txt +++ b/Documentation/technical/api-lockfile.txt @@ -28,9 +28,39 @@ hold_lock_file_for_update:: the final destination (e.g. `$GIT_DIR/index`) and a flag `die_on_error`. Attempt to create a lockfile for the destination and return the file descriptor for writing - to the file. If `die_on_error` flag is true, it dies if - a lock is already taken for the file; otherwise it - returns a negative integer to the caller on failure. + to the file. The flags parameter is a combination of ++ +-- +LOCK_NODEREF:: + + Usually symbolic links in path are resolved in path and the + lockfile is created by adding ".lock" to the resolved path; + however, if `LOCK_NODEREF` is set, then the lockfile is + created by adding ".lock" to the path argument itself. + +LOCK_DIE_ON_ERROR:: + + If a lock is already taken for the file, `die()` with an error + message. If this option is not specified, return a negative + integer to the caller on failure. +-- + +hold_lock_file_for_append:: + + Like `hold_lock_file_for_update()`, except that additionally + the existing contents of the file (if any) are copied to the + lockfile and its write pointer is positioned at the end of the + file before returning. + +unable_to_lock_error:: + + Emit an error describing that there was an error locking the + specified path. The err parameter should be the errno of the + problem that caused the failure. + +unable_to_lock_index_die:: + + Like `unable_to_lock_error()`, but also `die()`. commit_lock_file:: -- 1.9.0 -- 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