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From: John Keeping <>
To: Michael Schubert <>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] fetch: make --prune configurable
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2013 20:01:25 +0100
Message-ID: <20130708190125.GX9161@serenity.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 02:56:57PM +0200, Michael Schubert wrote:
> $gmane/201715 brought up the idea to fetch --prune by default.
> Since --prune is a "potentially destructive operation" (Git doesn't
> keep reflogs for deleted references yet), we don't want to prune
> without users consent.
> To accommodate users who want to either prune always or when fetching
> from a particular remote, add two new configuration variables
> "fetch.prune" and "remote.<name>.prune":
>  - "fetch.prune" allows to enable prune for all fetch operations.
>  - "remote.<name>.prune" allows to change the behaviour per remote.

Should this be "remote.<name>.pruneFetch"?  I'd quite like to be able to
configure --prune for git-push as well (I just haven't got around to
actually doing anything about it yet...) and it might be better to be
explicit in the remote.<name> section from the start.

I'm not sure it's necessary since we already have "remote" and
"pushremote" so we could have "prune" and "pushprune" but perhaps it's
worth considering.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2013-07-08 19:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-07-08 12:56 Michael Schubert
2013-07-08 18:36 ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-12 22:38   ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-08 19:01 ` John Keeping [this message]
2013-07-09  3:50 ` Jeff King

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