On Mon, 2005-08-29 at 17:20 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > 
> > What can one put in the alternates file?  Just an absolute path, or
> > does a relative path or a URL work too?
> Only an absolute path.
> URL's fundamentally do not work, and relative paths end up being parsed as
> relative to where-ever the user happens to be (and some commands will 
> "chdir()" into the .git directory, while others will not).

Is alternates unthinkable with URLs (e.g. remote alternates) i.e. broken
by design or thinkable but not there yet ?



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