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Re: What's cooking in git.git (May 2019, #04; Tue, 28)




On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 03:08:31PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Quite a few new topics, most of which are fixes with different
> urgency, have been picked up.  Perhaps we'd need an extra -rc for
> this cycle to squash existing regression at the tip of 'master'.
> At this point, the criteria for merging to 'master' is *NOT* "This
> is an obviously correct fix", but is "This is an obviously correct
> fix for a breakage we introduced during this cycle".
>
> [...]
>
> * ds/object-info-for-prefetch-fix (2019-05-28) 1 commit
>  - sha1-file: split OBJECT_INFO_FOR_PREFETCH
> 
>  Code cleanup.
> 
>  Will merge to 'next'.

I think this one is actually a bug-fix (we are refusing to prefetch for
"QUICK" calls even though was not the intent), and it is new in this
release.

I'm not sure of the user-visible impacts, though. There are a lot of
QUICK calls, and I'm not sure for which ones it is important to fetch.

-Peff