On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 3:11 AM, Fredrik Gustafsson <iv...@iveqy.com> wrote:
> sometimes git communicates with something that's not git on the other
> side (gitolite and github for example).
> Sometimes the server wants to communicate directly to the git user.
> git isn't really designed for this. gitolite solves this by do user
> interaction on STDERR instead. The bad thing about this is that it can
> only be one-direction communication, for example error messages.
> If git would allow for the user to interact direct with the server, a
> lot of cool and and userfriendly features could be developed.
> For example:
> gitolite has something called wild repos. The management is
> cumbersome and if you misspell when you clone a repo you might instead
> create a new repo.
For the record, although it cannot do the yes/no part, if you want to
disable auto-creation on a fetch/clone (read operation) it's trivial
to add a "PRE_CREATE" trigger to do that.
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