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Re: [GSoC] Move ~/.git-credential-cache to ~/.cache/git




On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 7:26 PM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I find that magit does rely on the socket path.
>
>     Start credential daemon on magit-credential-hook
>
>     If we let git start the daemon, Emacs will send a SIGHUP when git
>     finishes and closes the pty, killing the daemon.  Hence the need to have
>     our own daemon running first.

Magit doesn't really care about the particular path, but it does call
git-credential-cache--daemon directly which needs to be told where to
create the socket. I guess Magit could just default to using
~/.cache/git/socket if ~/.cache/git exists? (Magit users can override
the path regardless)