Re: RFC: Another proposed hash function transition plan
- Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:43:34 -0800
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: RFC: Another proposed hash function transition plan
Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:
>> You can use the doc URL
> I'd encourage anybody following along to follow that link. I almost
> didn't, but there are a ton of comments there (I'm not sure how I feel
> about splitting the discussion off the list, though).
I am sure how I feel about it---we should really discourage it,
unless it is an effort to help polishing an early draft for wider
distribution and discussion.
> I don't think we do this right now, but you can actually find the entry
> (and exit) points of a pack during the index-pack step. Basically:
We have code to do the "entry point" computation in index-pack
already, I think, in 81a04b01 ("index-pack: --clone-bundle option",
> I don't think using the "want"s as the entry points is unreasonable,
> though. The server _shouldn't_ generally be sending us other cruft.