Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:

>> Of course, transport-helper shouldn't even be specifying the negative
>> (^) refs, but that's another story.
> Hrm, I am not sure I understand what you mean by this.
> How should it be telling the fast-export up to what commit the
> receiving end should already have the history for (hence they do not
> need to be sent)?  Or are you advocating to re-send the entire
> history down to the root commit every time?

I think Felipe has mentioned before that he considers it the remote
helper's responsibility to keep track of what commits have already
been imported, for example using a marks file.

Never mind that others have said that that's not the current interface
(I don't yet see why it would be a good interface after a transition,
but maybe it would be).  Still, hopefully that clarifies the intended

Hope that helps,
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