Josef Weidendorfer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> As far as I can see, there is no support in core GIT to make this ever work 
> (at least with get-send-packs), as "git-send-pack" only updates a set of 
> heads with the same name both locally and remote.

Yes, it is my understanding that "clone" means to literally
clone, not "pull into an empty repository with renamed head
names", to the core GIT.  I do not speak for Pasky, but Cogito's
"clone" seems to have a bit different semantics (which I suspect
is more friendly to the users in many situations).

Similarly, "push" to the core GIT (that is what git-send-pack is
about) means performing a subset of "clone" in reverse.  This is
primarily to synchronise two repositories owned by a single

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