Am 10/11/2012 18:25, schrieb Phil Lawrence:
> What is the best way to know whether or not anything was received
> during the fetch?  I don't want to be stuck trying to parse the answer
> out of STDOUT and STDERR...

what="--all"     # or "--remotes=the-remote"
presha1s=$(git rev-parse $what)
git fetch the-remote
if test -z "$(git rev-list -1 $what --not $presha1s)"
        echo nothing new

Error checking is left as an exercise for the user ;)

-- Hannes
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