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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: Jonathan Tan <jonathantanmy@google.com>,
	christian.couder@gmail.com, sbeller@google.com,
	git@vger.kernel.org, peff@peff.net, Ben.Peart@microsoft.com,
	pclouds@gmail.com, mh@glandium.org, larsxschneider@gmail.com,
	e@80x24.org, chriscool@tuxfamily.org, jeffhost@microsoft.com,
	sunshine@sunshineco.com, dev+git@drbeat.li
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 9/9] Documentation/config: add odb.<name>.promisorRemote
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:55:20 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqftx23asn.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181019003325.GA30421@aiede.svl.corp.google.com> (Jonathan Nieder's message of "Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:33:25 -0700")

Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano wrote:
> ...
>> It is a good idea to implicitly include the promisor-remote to the
>> set of secondary places to consult to help existing versions of Git,
>> but once the repository starts fetching incomplete subgraphs and
>> adding new object.missingobjectremote [*1*], these versions of Git
>> will stop working correctly, so I am not sure if it is all that
>> useful approach for compatibility in practice.
>
> Can you spell this out for me more?  Do you mean that a remote from
> this list might make a promise that the original partialClone remote
> can't keep?

It was my failed attempt to demonstrate that I understood what was
being discussed by rephrasing JTan's

    Or allow extensions.partialClone=<R> wherein <R> is not in the
    missingObjectRemote, in which case <R> is tried first, so that
    we don't have to reject some configurations.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-10-19  2:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-02  6:14 [PATCH v4 0/9] Introducing remote ODBs Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:14 ` [PATCH v4 1/9] fetch-object: make functions return an error code Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:14 ` [PATCH v4 2/9] Add initial remote odb support Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:14 ` [PATCH v4 3/9] remote-odb: implement remote_odb_get_direct() Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:15 ` [PATCH v4 4/9] remote-odb: implement remote_odb_get_many_direct() Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:15 ` [PATCH v4 5/9] remote-odb: add remote_odb_reinit() Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:15 ` [PATCH v4 6/9] Use remote_odb_get_direct() and has_remote_odb() Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:15 ` [PATCH v4 7/9] Use odb.origin.partialclonefilter instead of core.partialclonefilter Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:15 ` [PATCH v4 8/9] t0410: test fetching from many promisor remotes Christian Couder
2018-08-02  6:15 ` [PATCH v4 9/9] Documentation/config: add odb.<name>.promisorRemote Christian Couder
2018-08-02 22:55   ` Stefan Beller
2018-09-25  8:07     ` Christian Couder
2018-09-25 22:31       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-09-26  4:12         ` Jeff King
2018-09-26 13:44           ` Taylor Blau
2018-09-26 18:11           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-10-16 17:43       ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-10-16 22:22         ` Jonathan Tan
2018-10-19  0:01           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-10-19  0:33             ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-10-19  2:55               ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-10-31  6:28         ` Christian Couder
2018-11-01 21:16           ` Jeff King

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