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Re: Is it possible to git clone --filter= without any objects?




On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 10:15 AM, Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You might be pleased to hear about a series floating on the mailing list,
> that started at
> https://public-inbox.org/git/cover.1533854545.git.matvore@xxxxxxxxxx/
> and promised to filter trees away, and its latest version can be found at
> https://public-inbox.org/git/cover.1536081438.git.matvore@xxxxxxxxxx/

I mentioned this in an email to the original poster in which I forgot
to also CC the mailing list:

By "without any objects" in your email subject, do you mean "without
blob and tree objects"? If yes, there is some code in the
md/filter-trees branch that can do that with a "--filter=tree:0"
option. As far as I know, it is not yet in any released version of
Git, but hopefully will be in the next one (the "What's Cooking" [1]
email mentions that it will be merged to the "next" branch, which is
one of the steps before it is released).

[1] https://public-inbox.org/git/xmqqmusw6gbo.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/