On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > Stefan Beller <sbel...@google.com> writes: > >> I wonder if there is yet another missing case in the enumeration of >> the previous patch: >> Some commands are able to operate on GIT_OBJECT_DIR instead >> of GIT_DIR (git repack?), which may not even explore the full git directory, >> and so doesn't know about the hash value. > > ... because GIT_DIR/config is not known? "repack" is not one of > them, though---it needs to at least use refs as the starting point > so a standalone OBJECT_DIR is insufficient.
Yes, I could have worded this as a question: Is there any command that operates on GIT_OBJECT_DIR without trying to discover GIT_DIR ?