In https://public-inbox.org/git/20150612182045.GA23698%40peff.net/,
Peff sent a patch that is used by GitHub to abort `git receive-pack`
when the size of the pack we receive is bigger than a configured
limit.

GitLab is interested in using the same approach and in standardizing
the error messages the user could get back.

So I rebased Peff's patch to the current master, refreshed it a bit,
split it, and added the missing --max-input-size=<size> option to
`git unpack-objects` - to make it work for all `transfer.unpacklimit`
values - in a new patch.

There is no documentation yet for the `--max-input-size=<size>`
options added to `git index-pack` and `git unpack-objects`, nor for
the new `receive.maxsize` config option.

I kept Peff as the author of the patches that are made mostly from his
patch, but I added my Signed-off-by to them.

Christian Couder (1):
  unpack-objects: add --max-input-size=<size> option

Jeff King (2):
  index-pack: add --max-input-size=<size> option
  receive-pack: allow a maximum input size to be specified

 builtin/index-pack.c     |  5 +++++
 builtin/receive-pack.c   | 12 ++++++++++++
 builtin/unpack-objects.c |  7 +++++++
 t/t5546-push-limits.sh   | 47 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 71 insertions(+)
 create mode 100755 t/t5546-push-limits.sh

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2.10.0.rc0.4.g229e32c.dirty

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