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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Alex Riesen <alexander.riesen@cetitec.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, Eric Wong <normalperson@yhbt.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] config: option transfer.ipversion to set transport protocol version for network fetches
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:18:30 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200916201830.GA44969@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqtuvxwkbz.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com>

On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 01:14:08PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Alex Riesen <alexander.riesen@cetitec.com> writes:
> 
> > Affecting the transfers caused by git-fetch, the
> > option allows to control network operations similar
> > to --ipv4 and --ipv6 options.
> > ...
> > Something like this?
> 
> Good start.
> [...]

A lot of your comments apply to the "something like this" suggestion I
just posted, so I wanted to save a round-trip and say: yes, I agree with
all of your suggestions here.

Adding a command-line option for "all" is a good idea, but will probably
mean needing to add the "unset" sentinel value I mentioned in the other
email.

> Would we regret to choose 'ipversion' as the variable name, by the
> way?  On the command line side, --transfer-protocol-family=ipv4
> makes it clear that we leave room to support protocols outside the
> Internet protocol family, and existing --ipv4 is grandfathered in
> by making it a synonym to --transfer-protocol-family=ipv4.  Calling
> the variable "transfer.ipversion" and still allowing future protocols
> outside the Internet protocol family is rather awkward.
> 
> Calling "transfer.protocolFamily" would not have such a problem,
> though.

I agree that's a better name. I'm still on the fence about "transfer"
versus "core".

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-16 20:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-14 12:19 sub-fetches discard --ipv4|6 option Alex Riesen
2020-09-14 19:49 ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 11:50   ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 11:54     ` [PATCH] Pass --ipv4 and --ipv6 options to sub-fetches when fetching multiple remotes and submodules Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 13:06       ` Jeff King
2020-09-16  4:17         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16  7:27           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 21:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16  7:25         ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 13:05     ` sub-fetches discard --ipv4|6 option Jeff King
2020-09-15 13:54       ` [PATCH] config: option transfer.ipversion to set transport protocol version for network fetches Alex Riesen
2020-09-16 20:02         ` Jeff King
2020-09-17  8:07           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 13:20           ` [PATCH] Config option to set the " Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 13:26             ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 13:31             ` Jeff King
2020-09-17 13:35               ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 14:51                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-17 15:17                   ` Alex Riesen
2020-12-22 19:55                     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-01-07 10:06                       ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 16:05             ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-16 20:14         ` [PATCH] config: option transfer.ipversion to set " Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 20:18           ` Jeff King [this message]
2020-09-16 22:50             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 22:52               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-17  0:48                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-17  0:57                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 21:35           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-17 14:02             ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17 22:31               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-18  7:16                 ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-18 16:37                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-21 16:39                     ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-22  5:03                       ` Jeff King
2020-09-17  8:04           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-17  8:18           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 14:06       ` sub-fetches discard --ipv4|6 option Alex Riesen
2020-09-15 15:27         ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 16:03           ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-16 16:32             ` Jeff King
2020-09-17 14:33               ` Alex Riesen
2020-09-22  5:08                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 20:09           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-15 21:23             ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 21:32               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 16:34                 ` Jeff King
2020-09-16 21:20                   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-14 20:06 ` Junio C Hamano

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