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Re: [PATCH 04/11] multi-pack-index: verify packname order

On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 7:46 AM Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
<gitgitgadget@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Derrick Stolee <dstolee@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> The final check we make while loading a multi-pack-index is that
> the packfile names are in lexicographical order. Make this error
> be a die() instead.

What is the advantage of having a die() here?
Would the midx work under normal operation when
not sorted correctly?

This sounds like a hack for easy testability in this context,
so could you clarify why this helps the regular user?