Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 3:09 AM, Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
>> Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <> writes:
>>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:06 PM, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> --mirror --single-branch combination does not look right. The "heads/"
>>>> part is missing..
>>> It also does not look right for cloning a tag:
>>> $ LANG=C ./git clone --single-branch --branch=v1.7.0 .git abc
>> What does it even _mean_ to clone a single branch and give a tag,
>> not a branch, to the --branch option?  Again, shouldn't it be
>> diagnosed as an error in the first place?
> That could be misleading. The original purpose is to clone just one
> ref, be it a branch or a tag. You might want to work on top of a
> specific version and may not want to clone everything.

Yeah, see my other comments.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Reply via email to