On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com> writes:
>> --mirror --single-branch combination does not look right. The "heads/"
>> part is missing..
> What does it supposed to do in the first place?  "mirror" is
> primarily about grabbing everything without leaving stuff out, and
> "single" is about grabbing only one thing without other stuff.  It
> smells like a nonsense case we didn't even bother to catch and
> diagnose as an error to me.
> Besides, mirror implies bare, so we would expect to see
>     refs/heads/$single:refs/heads/$single
> and that matches what the "single" gives us without "mirror", no?

Yes that's what I think it should do too.

> How about explicitly forbidding that combination, or ignoring mirror
> when single is given?

I see nothing wrong with mirroring just one branch. But if handling it
is too complex than forbidding it is fine.
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