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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jonathan Tan <jonathantanmy@google.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 02/14] upload-pack: allow ref name and glob requests
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:54:50 -0800
Message-ID: <xmqqinp11d3p.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <dc09e446-6d29-8b94-f440-6aa094ab9dc9@google.com> (Jonathan Tan's message of "Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:35:31 -0800")

Jonathan Tan <jonathantanmy@google.com> writes:

>> I am not sure if this "at the conclusion of" is sensible.  It is OK
>> to assume that what the client side has is fixed, and it is probably
>> OK to desire that what the server side has can change, but at the
>> same time, it feels quite fragile to move the goalpost in between.
>
> Do you have any specific concerns as to this fragility? Peff mentioned
> some concerns with the client making some decisions based on the
> initial SHA-1 vs the SHA-1 reported by "wanted-ref", to which I
> replied [1].

There were two but I think you are aware of both.  One is what Peff
already mentioned, the client may want to make the decision before
going through the negotiation.  The other is "moving the goalpost",
the history the last server has may violate the view of the history
common between the server and the client that is established during
the negotiation with previous servers.


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Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-25 22:02 [RFC 00/14] Allow fetch-pack to send ref names (globs allowed) Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:02 ` [RFC 01/14] upload-pack: move parsing of "want" line Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:02 ` [RFC 02/14] upload-pack: allow ref name and glob requests Jonathan Tan
2017-01-26 22:23   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-27  0:35     ` Jonathan Tan
2017-01-27  1:54       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2017-01-25 22:02 ` [RFC 03/14] upload-pack: test negotiation with changing repo Jonathan Tan
2017-01-26 22:33   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-27  0:44     ` Jonathan Tan
2017-02-22 23:36       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-23 18:43         ` [PATCH] upload-pack: report "not our ref" to client Jonathan Tan
2017-02-23 20:14           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-01-25 22:02 ` [RFC 04/14] fetch: refactor the population of hashes Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:02 ` [RFC 05/14] fetch: refactor fetch_refs into two functions Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:02 ` [RFC 06/14] fetch: refactor to make function args narrower Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 07/14] fetch-pack: put shallow info in out param Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 08/14] fetch-pack: check returned refs for matches Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 09/14] transport: put ref oid in out param Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 10/14] fetch-pack: support partial names and globs Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 11/14] fetch-pack: support want-ref Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 12/14] fetch-pack: do not printf after closing stdout Jonathan Tan
2017-01-26  0:50   ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-26 18:18     ` Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 13/14] fetch: send want-ref and receive fetched refs Jonathan Tan
2017-01-25 22:03 ` [RFC 14/14] DONT USE advertise_ref_in_want=1 Jonathan Tan
2017-01-26 22:15 ` [RFC 00/14] Allow fetch-pack to send ref names (globs allowed) Stefan Beller
2017-01-26 23:00 ` Jeff King
2017-01-27  0:26   ` Jonathan Tan
2017-02-07 23:53 ` Jonathan Tan
2017-02-09  0:26   ` Junio C Hamano

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