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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: "Randall S. Becker" <rsbecker@nexbridge.com>,
	'Lukas Straub' <lukasstraub2@web.de>, 'git' <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	'Elijah Newren' <newren@gmail.com>,
	'Brandon Williams' <bwilliams.eng@gmail.com>,
	'Johannes Schindelin' <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/2] Allow adding .git files and directories
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 13:32:28 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqa6yqtm03.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200819201736.GA2511157@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Wed, 19 Aug 2020 16:17:36 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> It _could_ still be useful in a more isolated environment (e.g., your
> company server that is serving only internal repos to employees). But I
> have misgivings about a feature that lets people intentionally create
> repositories whose history cannot ever interact with other users who
> haven't set a special config flag. It's one thing to say "to take
> advantage of this feature, we must all agree to have version X, or set
> flag Y". But it's another to bake that restriction into the repository
> history for all time.

If people want a pre-prepared repository propagated to CI
environment and keep trakc of the state of such repository over
time, for example, they can use (versioned) tarballs.  Such a
tarball won't automatically get extracted after "git pull" (which
is a feature), but those who want such a pre-prepared repository
for CI can make the extraction step as a part of their CI build
procedure.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-19 20:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-19 16:43 Lukas Straub
2020-08-19 16:43 ` [RFC PATCH 1/2] dir/read-cache: " Lukas Straub
2020-08-19 16:43 ` [RFC PATCH 2/2] dir: Recurse into nested git repos if they aren't submodules Lukas Straub
2020-08-19 18:03 ` [RFC PATCH 0/2] Allow adding .git files and directories Junio C Hamano
2020-08-19 18:47   ` Randall S. Becker
2020-08-19 19:09     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-19 19:23       ` Randall S. Becker
2020-08-19 20:17       ` Jeff King
2020-08-19 20:32         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-08-19 20:38           ` Jeff King
2020-08-19 21:56             ` Randall S. Becker
2020-08-20 10:16             ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-20 11:34             ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-20 13:01               ` Jeff King
2020-08-21 12:39                 ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-21 13:11                   ` Randall S. Becker
2020-08-21 22:52                   ` brian m. carlson
2020-08-22 14:21                     ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-22 18:53                       ` brian m. carlson
2020-08-22 19:12                         ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-24 13:52                           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-20 12:37         ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-20 13:08           ` Jeff King
2020-08-19 19:22     ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-19 18:47   ` Lukas Straub
2020-08-19 19:16     ` Randall S. Becker
2020-08-20 11:46       ` Lukas Straub

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