On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 2:56 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > > With the update since v12, I think "because `ls-remote` deals only > with remotes," can be dropped entirely, and still convey what needs > to be told: "Be aware some keys that needs access to objects that > are not here won't work". > > Instead, it is probably a better idea to spend that half-line worth > of characters to describe in what way they do not work (do they try > to deref a NULL pointer and dump core? do they notice we need > missing objects and give an error?).
Updated the docs again. The specific error we get on commiterdate is fatal: missing object f0d0fd3a5985d5e588da1e1d11c85fba0ae132f8 for refs/pull/10/head So no core dump. But a fatal error with a possibly confusing message.