Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes: > The negotiation for future fetches uses the existing refs as the > starting point. And if we don't know that we have the objects because > there are no refs pointing at them, they're going to get transferred > again. That's extra load no the server, and extra time for the user > waiting on the network. > > I tend to agree with the direction of thinking you outlined: you're > generally better off completing the fetch to a local namespace that > tracks the other side completely, and then manipulating the local refs > as you see fit (e.g., fetching into refs/quarantine, and then migrating > "good" refs over to refs/remotes/origin).
Thanks for a dose of sanity ;-)