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Re: [RFC] git fs translator

From: Carl Fredrik Hammar
Subject: Re: [RFC] git fs translator
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 16:24:39 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 07:47:27PM +0530, Shakthi Kannan wrote:
> --- On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Carl Fredrik Hammar
> <hammy.lite@gmail.com> wrote:
> | but why not maintain a temporary repository where you fetch (only) the
> | needed repo objects on demand with the usual git commands, or perhaps
> | the more low-level commands?
> \--
> Sorry, which git commands or low-level commands are you referring to
> here? Are you referring to using git for-each-ref or git cat-file?

I'm not really familiar with the commands for for fetching and accessing
individual objects so I can't be specific.  I'm mostly just speculating.

But git cat-file seems like a good candidate once object have been fetched
to the local repository.  I'd suggest git fetch to actually transfer the
objects from the remote repository, but I can't tell from the man-page
whether it can be used for all types of objects or just refs...


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