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@ 2019-08-27  3:51 David Turner
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From: David Turner @ 2019-08-27  3:51 UTC (permalink / raw)
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Quoth the git-remote-helpers man page:
"If option check-connectivity is requested, the helper must output
connectivity-ok if the clone is self-contained and connected."

I tried doing that in a helper, but I still got a connectivity check. 
Looking at the code, it looks like this only works if I supply a
".keep" file, and it only works for objects within the kept pack.  If I
want my helper to write more than one pack, I can't use this feature.

What I would expect, given the man page text, is that if connectivity-
ok is output, the entire rev-list bit is skipped.  

Is this a bug?  Or is it working as intended, and the documentation is
just unclear?  Should there be an option for "I (the remote helper)
know what I am doing, so please don't bother to check connectivity"?




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