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Hi Junio,

On Fri, 31 May 2019, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx> writes:
>
> >> * cc/list-objects-filter-wo-sparse-path (2019-05-29) 1 commit
> >>   (merged to 'next' on 2019-05-30 at 5a294203ad)
> >>  + list-objects-filter: disable 'sparse:path' filters
> >>
> >>  Disable "--filter=sparse:path=<path>" that would allow reading from
> >>  paths on the filesystem.
> >>
> >>  Will cook in 'next'.
> >
> > Not sure whether we want to fast-track this into v2.22.0. There is a risk.
> >
> > But then, the longer we ship with `--filter=sparse:path` *enabled*, the
> > more we invite users to actually try and use it.
>
> This one I wasn't quite decided on, for exactly the same reason why
> you said "Not sure".  I am inclined to merge it to 'master' at this
> point, as it indeed is a risk to keep it enabled.
>
> The only remaining question it raises is if it makes it worthwhile
> to add another rc; it introduces one new localizable string, too.

That'd be more a question to the L10N coordinator (who you Cc:ed)... Jiang
Lin? Would that require another -rc?

Ciao,
Dscho