Leo Gaspard wrote: > That said, I just came upon  (esp. the description  and the patch > ), and wondered: it looks like the patch was abandoned midway in > favor of a hook refactoring. Would you happen to know whether the hook > refactoring eventually took place, and/or whether this patch was > resubmitted later, and/or whether it would still be possible to merge > this now? (not having any experience with git's internals yet, I don't > really know whether these are stupid questions or not) > > PS: Cc'ing Joey, as you most likely know best what eventually happened, > if you can remember it?
I don't remember it well, but reviewing the thread, I think it foundered on this comment by Junio: > That use case sounds like that "git fetch" is called as a first class UI, > which is covered by "git myfetch" (you can call it "git annex fetch") > wrapper approach, the canonical example of a hook that we explicitly do ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > not want to add. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ While I still think a fetch hook would be a good idea for reasons of composability, I then just went off and implemented such a wrapper for my own particular use case, and the wrapper program then grew to cover use cases that a hook would not have been able to cover, so ... -- see shy jo
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