On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> - Glossary documentation Johannes Schindelin is working on.
Yeah, yeah. Call _me_ lazy :-) I'll try to come up with a discussable item
> - git prune and git fsck-cache; think about their interactions
> with an object database that borrows from another. This
> includes the case where .git/objects itself is symlinked to
> somewhere else (i.e. running "git prune" that somewhere else
> without consulting this repository would lose objects), and
> alternates pointing at somewhere else (i.e. ditto).
I don´t see how git could help in the case you are pruning a repository
which another repository points to. After all, the first repository
doesn´t know about being used by the second.
> I am sure I am forgetting something, but the above would be a
> good start.
Maybe your $GIT_DIR/remotes idea? Along with a "--store <remotename>" flag