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Re: git svn clone/fetch hits issues with gc --auto




On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 09:51:52AM -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> 
> > I'm just saying it's hard in this case to remove one piece without the
> > whole Jenga tower collapsing, and it's probably a good idea in some of
> > these cases to pester the user about what he wants, but probably not via
> > gc --auto emitting the same warning every time, e.g. in one of these
> > threads I suggested maybe "git status" should emit this.
> 
> I have to say, I don't have a lot of sympathy for this.
> 
> I've been running with the patches I sent before for a while now, and
> the behavior that they create is great.  I think we can make further
> refinements on top.  To put it another way, I haven't actually
> experienced any bad knock-on effects, and I think other feature
> requests can be addressed separately.

I think there may be some miscommunication here. The Jenga tower above
is referring (I think) to Jonathan Tan's original patch to drop the
warning entirely, which does have some unwanted side effects.

Your patches are much less controversial, I think, and are in next and
marked as "will merge to master" in the last "what's cooking".

-Peff