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

So no core dump. But a fatal error with a possibly confusing message.

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