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 ?

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