On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 2:16 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> writes: > >> Should the client side learn how to list hidden refs too? I'm thinking >> of an extreme case where upload-pack advertises nothing (or maybe just >> refs/heads/master) and it's up to the client to ask for the ref >> selection it's interested in. upload-pack may need more updates to do >> that, I think. > > What you are talking about is a different goal. > > Look at this as a mechanism for the repository owner to control the > clutter in what is shown to the intended audience of what s/he > publishes in the repository. Network bandwidth reduction of > advertisement is a side effect of clutter reduction, and not > necessarily the primary goal.
Probably stupid question: does gitnamespaces.txt attempt to achieve the same? The document says smart http supports passing namespace, nothing about git protocol so I guess we need some extension in upload-pack (or git-daemon) for specifying namespace over git protocol. -- Duy -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html