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-rw-r--r--bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/git.py17
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/git.py b/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/git.py
index 384007c..af7c623 100644
--- a/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/git.py
+++ b/bitbake/lib/bb/fetch2/git.py
@@ -245,7 +245,22 @@ class Git(FetchMethod):
245 if ud.bareclone: 245 if ud.bareclone:
246 cloneflags += " --mirror" 246 cloneflags += " --mirror"
247 247
248 runfetchcmd("git clone %s %s/ %s" % (cloneflags, ud.clonedir, destdir), d) 248 # Versions of git prior to 1.7.9.2 have issues where foo.git and foo get confused
249 # and you end up with some horrible union of the two when you attempt to clone it
250 # The least invasive workaround seems to be a symlink to the real directory to
251 # fool git into ignoring any .git version that may also be present.
252 #
253 # The issue is fixed in more recent versions of git so we can drop this hack in future
254 # when that version becomes common enough.
255 clonedir = ud.clonedir
256 if not ud.path.endswith(".git"):
257 indirectiondir = destdir[:-1] + ".indirectionsymlink"
258 if os.path.exists(indirectiondir):
259 os.remove(indirectiondir)
260 os.symlink(ud.clonedir, indirectiondir)
261 clonedir = indirectiondir
262
263 runfetchcmd("git clone %s %s/ %s" % (cloneflags, clonedir, destdir), d)
249 if not ud.nocheckout: 264 if not ud.nocheckout:
250 os.chdir(destdir) 265 os.chdir(destdir)
251 if subdir != "": 266 if subdir != "":