Dear diary, on Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 02:09:48AM CEST, I got a letter
where Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> On Thu, 7 Jul 2005, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > 
> > > cg-update from a local repo that contains packs is broken though :-(
> > 
> > Is this with cg-0.12? The most recent release should be happy with packs.
> Ahh, I see it. It's because it uses "git-local-pull", and yes, 
> git-local-pull does the old filename assumption. Right?
> Ho humm.. That's a bug in local-pull.c, although I'm not sure how to fix
> it best.

It seems like the whole pull family is totally borked now, and I'm
getting desperate. Looks like this evening will be *pull.c fixing for

Jul 04 Daniel Barkalow  [PATCH 0/2] Support for transferring pack files in 

is what brings some hope to my life, though. Daniel? Any chance we could
get the similar fixes for local-pull? (I didn't actually look at the
patch but briefly.) I'll try to review the ssh patchset ASAP - I still
prefer it much to the fetch-pack things since its protocol is actually

> The _simplest_ fix is to use git-fetch-pack. It doesn't give you the 
> convenient hard-linking, though.

Hard-linking is an absolute must for local repositories (well, either
that for people who want safety, or symlinking for the rest who want
speed - I want to make that one possible in Cogito ASAP but it requires
some non-trivial changes to some of its assumptions).

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
<Espy> be careful, some twit might quote you out of context..
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