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Re: [PATCH 2/3] http-push: fix construction of hex value from path




Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:

>> Moreover, this is in the webdav-based "dumb http" push code path,
>> which I do not trust much at all.  I wonder if we could retire it
>> completely (or at least provide an option to turn it off).
>
> I would really like that, too. It has been the cause of a lot of pain
> when working with the smart code, and I am not at all surprised to find
> a bug of this magnitude lurking in it. I'd _hoped_ this could show that
> the system has been unusably broken for years, which would give us
> confidence to turn it off. :) But per your paragraph above, people could
> very easily still have been happily using it in the meantime.

Same here.  Perhaps we should deliberately and silently break it and
see who screams?