Florian Achleitner <florian.achleitner.2.6...@gmail.com> writes:
> Signed-off-by: Florian Achleitner <florian.achleitner.2.6...@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>
> Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt | 21 ++++++++++++++++++++-
> 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt
> index f5836e4..5faa48e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt
> @@ -98,6 +98,20 @@ advertised with this capability must cover all refs
> reported by
> the list command. If no 'refspec' capability is advertised,
> there is an implied `refspec *:*`.
> + The fast-import commands 'cat-blob' and 'ls' can be used by
> + to retrieve information about blobs and trees that already exist in
> + fast-import's memory. This requires a channel from fast-import to the
> + remote-helper.
> + If it is advertised in addition to "import", git establishes a pipe from
> + fast-import to the remote-helper's stdin.
> + It follows that git and fast-import are both connected to the
> + remote-helper's stdin. Because git can send multiple commands to
> + the remote-helper it is required that helpers that use 'bidi-import'
> + buffer all 'import' commands of a batch before sending data to
> + This is to prevent mixing commands and fast-import responses on the
> + helper's stdin.
Funny indentation we see here...
> Capabilities for Pushing
> @@ -286,7 +300,12 @@ terminated with a blank line. For each batch of
> 'import', the remote
> helper should produce a fast-import stream terminated by a 'done'
> -Supported if the helper has the "import" capability.
> +Note that if the 'bidi-import' capability is used the complete batch
> +sequence has to be buffered before starting to send data to fast-import
> +to prevent mixing of commands and fast-import responses on the helper's
> +Supported if the helper has the 'import' capability.
> 'connect' <service>::
> Connects to given service. Standard input and standard output
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