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From: David Turner <>
Cc: David Turner <>
Subject: [PATCH] clarify documentation for remote helpers
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:03:02 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Signed-off-by: David Turner <>

This doesn't address the connectivity-ok problem, which I continue to
worry is a real bug.  But it would have saved me a few minutes of

 Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt b/Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt
index 43f80c8068..30001b2054 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt
@@ -297,9 +297,9 @@ Supported if the helper has the "option" capability.
 	same batch are complete. Only objects which were reported
 	in the output of 'list' with a sha1 may be fetched this way.
-Optionally may output a 'lock <file>' line indicating a file under
-GIT_DIR/objects/pack which is keeping a pack until refs can be
-suitably updated.
+Optionally may output a 'lock <file>' line indicating the full path of
+a file under under GIT_DIR/objects/pack which is keeping a pack until
+refs can be suitably updated.  The path must end with ".keep".
 If option 'check-connectivity' is requested, the helper must output
 'connectivity-ok' if the clone is self-contained and connected.

             reply	other threads:[~2019-08-29 21:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-29 21:03 David Turner [this message]
2019-08-30  4:03 ` [PATCH] clarify documentation for remote helpers Martin Ågren
2019-08-30 13:47   ` David Turner
2019-08-30 17:34     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-30 17:45       ` David Turner
2019-08-30 19:27         ` Junio C Hamano

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