[Kde-scm-interest] [Kde-games-devel] Data files and the Git move

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at kde.org
Mon Sep 5 15:06:42 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 04:52:16PM +0200, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> I've always wondered why pushing from a shallow clone didn't work. It's the 
> client (the shallow repo) that decides what objects to send and it has all the 
> objects it needs. Isn't it?
one would think so ...

> I understand why you can never update it (fetch into it), since the remote may 
> conclude that it doesn't need to send some objects.
because it might assume that objects which should be reachable from the
old heads need not be transferred? changing this sounds like a simple
protocol extension to me ...

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