On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 10:32:09AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote: > On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Paul Mackerras wrote: > > Please do a pull from: > > > > rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulus/ppc64-2.6.git > > Gaah. > > This is not a valid git repository. > > Guys, if you do partially populated repositories, _please_ make sure that > you still make it a valid git repository. These days you can trivially do > so by doing a > > echo /pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6/objects > > objects/info/alternates > > or similar. That also makes gitweb able to show diffs etc, something it > can't do for a broken partial repository.
Is the expected filesystem layout documented somewhere online (_external_ to the source code) ? The reason I stress external to the code is that some of us do not track git developments. (Except via the ctrl-d method in our mail readers.) Alternatively, when changes occur to the repostory format, please can they be marked with some obvious subject so that folk know when things are going to break? -- Russell King - 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