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[RFC PATCH 0/2] Add named reference to latest push cert




Currently, git only stores push certificates if there is a receive hook 
present. This may violate the principle of least surprise (e.g., I 
pushed with --signed, and I don't see anything in upstream). 
Additionally, push certificates could be more versatile if they are not 
tightly bound to git hooks. Finally, it would be useful to verify the 
signed pushes at later points of time with ease.

A named ref is added for ease of access/tooling around push 
certificates. If the last push was signed, ref/PUSH_CERT stores the 
ref of the latest push cert otherwise it is empty.
 
Sending patches as RFC since the documentation would have to be 
updated and git gc might have to be patched to not garbage collect 
the latest push certificate.

This patch applies on master (3ec7d702a) 

Shikher Verma (2):
  Always write push cert to disk
  Store latest push cert ref in PUSH_CERT

 builtin/receive-pack.c | 25 ++++++++++++++++++++-----
 path.c                 |  1 +
 path.h                 |  1 +
 3 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

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