I just found that for fast-export something similar was added to transport- helper in a515ebe9. By adding a capabilities advertised by the remote helper. Probably that would be a nicer way to do that. Btw, these added capabilities are not mentioned in Docs.
On Thursday 26 July 2012 09:32:35 Florian Achleitner wrote: > fast-import internally uses marks that refer to an object via its sha1. > Those marks are created during import to find previously created objects. > At exit the accumulated marks can be exported to a file and reloaded at > startup, so that the previous marks are available. > Add command line options to the fast-import command line to enable this. > The mark files are stored in info/fast-import/marks/<remote-name>. > > Signed-off-by: Florian Achleitner <florian.achleitner.2.6...@gmail.com> > --- > transport-helper.c | 3 +++ > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+) > > diff --git a/transport-helper.c b/transport-helper.c > index e10fd6b..74f9608 100644 > --- a/transport-helper.c > +++ b/transport-helper.c > @@ -394,6 +394,9 @@ static int get_importer(struct transport *transport, > struct child_process *fasti argv_array_push(argv, "fast-import"); > argv_array_push(argv, debug ? "--stats" : "--quiet"); > argv_array_pushf(argv, "--cat-blob-pipe=%s", data->report_fifo); > + argv_array_push(argv, "--relative-marks"); > + argv_array_pushf(argv, "--import-marks-if-exists=marks/%s", > transport->remote->name); + argv_array_pushf(argv, > "--export-marks=marks/%s", transport->remote->name); fastimport->argv = > argv->argv; > fastimport->git_cmd = 1; -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html