Specifically, document the 'export' and '(im|ex)port-marks' capabilities as well as the export command, which were undocumented (but in active use).
Signed-off-by: Max Horn <m...@quendi.de> --- Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt | 45 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--- 1 file changed, 42 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt b/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt index 9a7e583..db63541 100644 --- a/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt +++ b/Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt @@ -106,6 +106,10 @@ to the `capabilities` command (see COMMANDS, below). For listing remote refs and fetching the associated history to the local object store. +'export':: + For listing remote refs and pushing specified objects from a + fast-import stream to remote refs. + 'import':: For listing remote refs and fetching the associated history as a fast-import stream. @@ -143,6 +147,16 @@ there is an implied `refspec *:*`. This is to prevent mixing commands and fast-import responses on the helper's stdin. +'export-marks' <file>:: + This modifies the 'export' capability, instructing git to dump the + internal marks table to <file> when complete. For details, + read up on '--export-marks=<file>' in linkgit:git-fast-export. + +'import-marks' <file>:: + This modifies the 'export' capability, instructing git to load the + marks specified in <file> before processing any input. For details, + read up on '--import-marks=<file>' in linkgit:git-fast-export. + Capabilities for Pushing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 'connect':: @@ -158,9 +172,18 @@ Supported commands: 'connect'. + Supported commands: 'list for-push', 'push'. -If a helper advertises both 'connect' and 'push', git will use -'connect' if possible and fall back to 'push' if the helper requests -so when connecting (see the 'connect' command under COMMANDS). +'export':: + Can discover remote refs and push specified objects from a + fast-import stream to remote refs. ++ +Supported commands: 'list for-push', 'export'. + +If a helper advertises 'connect', git will use it if possible and +fall back to another capability if the helper requests so when +connecting (see the 'connect' command under COMMANDS). +When choosing between 'push' and 'export', git prefers 'push'. +Other frontends may have some other order of preference. + Capabilities for Fetching ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ @@ -307,6 +330,22 @@ stdin. + Supported if the helper has the 'import' capability. +'export':: + Instructs the remote helper that any subsequent input is + part of a fast-import stream (generated by 'git fast-export') + containing objects which should be pushed to the remote. ++ +Especially useful for interoperability with a foreign versioning +system. ++ +The 'export-marks' and 'import-marks' capabilities, if specified, +affect this command in so far as they are passed on to 'git +fast-export', which then will load/store a table of marks for +local objects. This can be used to implement for incremental +operations. ++ +Supported if the helper has the 'export' capability. + 'connect' <service>:: Connects to given service. Standard input and standard output of helper are connected to specified service (git prefix is -- 22.214.171.1243.gcc9701d -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html