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receive-pack: crash when checking with non-exist HEAD

If HEAD of a repository points to a conflict reference, such as:

* There exist a reference named 'refs/heads/jx/feature1', but HEAD
  points to 'refs/heads/jx', or

* There exist a reference named 'refs/heads/feature', but HEAD points
  to 'refs/heads/feature/bad'.

When we push to delete a reference for this repo, such as:

        git push /path/to/bad-head-repo.git :some/good/reference

The git-receive-pack process will crash.

This is because if HEAD points to a conflict reference, the function
`resolve_refdup("HEAD", ...)` does not return a valid reference name,
but a null buffer.  Later matching the delete reference against the null
buffer will cause git-receive-pack crash.

Signed-off-by: Jiang Xin <worldhello.net@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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1 parent 282616c commit b112b14d7869bf3c000abb84cd22e57dd811d031 @jiangxin jiangxin committed with gitster Jul 22, 2015
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  1. +1 −1 builtin/receive-pack.c
@@ -514,7 +514,7 @@ static const char *update(struct command *cmd, struct shallow_info *si)
return "deletion prohibited";
}
- if (!strcmp(namespaced_name, head_name)) {
+ if (head_name && !strcmp(namespaced_name, head_name)) {
switch (deny_delete_current) {
case DENY_IGNORE:
break;

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