This documents the two pack push-pull protocols used by the smart upload-fetch/clone and send/receive commands.
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> --- There currently are these two pack push-pull protocols used for different purposes. Maybe you invented another today? I have not looked beyond your log message. Documentation/pack-protocol.txt | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) create mode 100644 Documentation/pack-protocol.txt 3a74ad8bd10e958ddbd4d432ad3140abc5464229 diff --git a/Documentation/pack-protocol.txt b/Documentation/pack-protocol.txt new file mode 100644 --- /dev/null +++ b/Documentation/pack-protocol.txt @@ -0,0 +1,38 @@ +There are two Pack push-pull protocols. + +upload-pack (S) | fetch/clone-pack (C) protocol: + + # Tell the puller what commits we have and what their names are + S: SHA1 name + S: ... + S: SHA1 name + S: # flush -- it's your turn + # Tell the pusher what commits we want, and what we have + C: want name + C: .. + C: want name + C: have SHA1 + C: have SHA1 + C: ... + C: # flush -- occasionally ask "had enough?" + S: NAK + C: have SHA1 + C: ... + C: have SHA1 + S: ACK + C: done + S: XXXXXXX -- packfile contents. + +send-pack | receive-pack protocol. + + # Tell the pusher what commits we have and what their names are + C: SHA1 name + C: ... + C: SHA1 name + C: # flush -- it's your turn + # Tell the puller what the pusher has + S: old-SHA1 new-SHA1 name + S: old-SHA1 new-SHA1 name + S: ... + S: # flush -- done with the list + S: XXXXXXX --- packfile contents. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html