[PATCH v2 13/19] upload-pack: add filter-objects to protocol documentation
- Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:34:53 +0000
- From: Jeff Hostetler <git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [PATCH v2 13/19] upload-pack: add filter-objects to protocol documentation
From: Jeff Hostetler <jeffhost@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Hostetler <jeffhost@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt | 16 ++++++++++++++++
Documentation/technical/protocol-capabilities.txt | 7 +++++++
2 files changed, 23 insertions(+)
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
index a349171..dce6e04 100644
@@ -212,6 +212,7 @@ out of what the server said it could do with the first 'want' line.
upload-request = want-list
want-list = first-want
@@ -226,7 +227,13 @@ out of what the server said it could do with the first 'want' line.
first-want = PKT-LINE("want" SP obj-id SP capability-list)
additional-want = PKT-LINE("want" SP obj-id)
+ filter-request = PKT-LINE("filter-omit-all-blobs") /
+ PKT-LINE("filter-omit-large-blobs" SP magnitude) /
+ PKT-LINE("filter-use-sparse" SP obj-id)
depth = 1*DIGIT
+ magnitude = 1*DIGIT [ "k" | "m" | "g" ]
Clients MUST send all the obj-ids it wants from the reference
@@ -249,6 +256,15 @@ complete those commits. Commits whose parents are not received as a
result are defined as shallow and marked as such in the server. This
information is sent back to the client in the next step.
+The client can optionally request that pack-objects omit various
+objects from the packfile using one of several filtering techniques.
+These are intended for use with partial/narrow clone/fetch operations.
+"filter-omit-all-blobs" requests that all blobs be omitted from
+the packfile. "filter-omit-large-blobs" requests that blobs larger
+than the requested size be omitted, unless they have a ".git*"
+special filename. "filter-use-sparse" requests blob filtering based
+upon a sparse-checkout specification in the given blob id.
Once all the 'want's and 'shallow's (and optional 'deepen') are
transferred, clients MUST send a flush-pkt, to tell the server side
that it is done sending the list.
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/protocol-capabilities.txt b/Documentation/technical/protocol-capabilities.txt
index 26dcc6f..7011eb3 100644
@@ -309,3 +309,10 @@ to accept a signed push certificate, and asks the <nonce> to be
included in the push certificate. A send-pack client MUST NOT
send a push-cert packet unless the receive-pack server advertises
+If the upload-pack server advertises the 'filter-objects' capability,
+fetch-pack may send "filter-*" commands to request a partial/narrow
+clone/fetch where the server omits various objects from the packfile.