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Re: insteadOf and git-request-pull output




On Thu, Nov 15 2018, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:

> Hi, all:
>
> Looks like setting url.insteadOf rules alters the output of
> git-request-pull. I'm not sure that's the intended use of insteadOf,
> which is supposed to replace URLs for local use, not to expose them
> publicly (but I may be wrong). E.g.:
>
> $ git request-pull HEAD^ git://foo.example.com/example | grep example
>   git://foo.example.com/example
>
> $ git config url.ssh://bar.insteadOf git://foo
>
> $ git request-pull HEAD^ git://foo.example.com/example | grep example
>   ssh://bar.example.com/example
>
> I think that if we use the "principle of least surprise," insteadOf
> rules shouldn't be applied for git-request-pull URLs.

I haven't used request-pull so I don't have much of an opinion on this,
but do you think the same applies to 'git remote get-url <remote>'?

I.e. should it also show the original unmunged URL, or the munged one as
it does now?