From: Junio C Hamano <email@example.com> To: Duy Nguyen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com>, Stefan Beller <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, Ralf.Wildenhues@gmx.de, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [PATCH] git clone depth of 0 not possible. Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:05:43 -0800 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <CACsJy8D9+KHT=YfU0+rPCbs+AwxQOpfKzPChDhk8d-MMkRzZug@mail.gmail.com> (Duy Nguyen's message of "Tue, 8 Jan 2013 14:38:27 +0700") Duy Nguyen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Junio C Hamano <email@example.com> wrote: >>> Sounds buggy. Would anything break if we were to make --depth=1 mean >>> "1 deep, including the tip commit"? >> >> As long as we do not change the meaning of the "shallow" count going >> over the wire (i.e. the number we receive from the user will be >> fudged, so that user's "depth 1" that used to mean "the tip and one >> behind it" is expressed as "depth 2" at the end-user level, and we >> send over the wire the number that corresponded to the old "depth >> 1"), I do not think anything will break, and then --depth=0 may >> magically start meaning "only the tip; its immediate parents will >> not be transferred and recorded as the shallow boundary in the >> receiving repository". > > I'd rather we reserve 0 for unlimited fetch, something we haven't done > so far . And because "unlimited clone" with --depth does not make > sense, --depth=0 should be rejected by git-clone. I actually was thinking about changing --depth=1 to mean "the tip, with zero commits behind it" (and that was consistent with my description of "fudging"), but ended up saying "--depth=0" by mistake. I too think "--depth=0" or "--depth<0" does not make sense, so we are in agreement. Thanks for a sanity check.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2013-01-08 8:06 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2013-01-07 18:06 Stefan Beller 2013-01-07 18:06 ` [PATCH] Documentation on depth option in git clone Stefan Beller 2013-01-08 6:28 ` [PATCH] git clone depth of 0 not possible Jonathan Nieder 2013-01-08 6:54 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-01-08 7:36 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-01-08 8:19 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-01-08 14:28 ` Duy Nguyen 2013-01-08 14:32 ` Stefan Beller 2013-01-08 14:45 ` Duy Nguyen 2013-01-08 17:24 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-01-08 7:38 ` Duy Nguyen 2013-01-08 8:05 ` Junio C Hamano [this message] 2013-05-28 9:18 ` Matthijs Kooijman 2013-05-28 16:28 ` Jonathan Nieder 2013-05-28 16:31 ` Jonathan Nieder 2013-05-28 16:34 ` Matthijs Kooijman 2013-05-28 16:58 ` Jonathan Nieder 2013-05-28 17:04 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-05-30 8:23 ` Matthijs Kooijman 2013-06-02 19:14 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-07-09 13:35 ` Matthijs Kooijman 2013-07-11 10:57 ` Matthijs Kooijman 2013-07-11 11:25 ` [PATCH 1/3] upload-pack: Remove a piece of dead code Matthijs Kooijman 2013-07-11 11:25 ` [PATCH 2/3] upload-pack: Introduce new "fixed-off-by-one-depth" server feature Matthijs Kooijman 2013-07-11 11:25 ` [PATCH 3/3] fetch-pack: Request fixed-off-by-one-depth when available Matthijs Kooijman 2013-07-11 12:08 ` [PATCH 1/3] upload-pack: Remove a piece of dead code Duy Nguyen 2013-07-11 15:49 ` Junio C Hamano 2013-01-08 7:33 ` [PATCH] git clone depth of 0 not possible Duy Nguyen 2013-01-08 7:37 ` Junio C Hamano
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