On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> writes: > >> On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 12:45 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: >>>> How about this way instead: we keep track of where objects come from >>>> so we can verify object source when we create or update something >>>> that contains SHA-1. >>> >>> The overall approach taken by this series may be worth considering, but >>> I do not think the check implemented here is correct. >>> >>> An object may be found in an alternate odb but we may also have our >>> own copy of the same object. You need to prove that a suspicious >>> object is visible to us *ONLY* through add_submodule_odb(). >> >> The way alt odbs are linked (new odbs area always at the end), if we >> have the same copy, their copy will never be read (we check out alt >> odbs from head to tail). So those duplicate suspicious objects are >> actually invisible to us. > > The way I read find_pack_entry() is that our heuristics to start > our search by looking at the pack in which we found an object the > last time will invalidate your assumption above. Am I mistaken?
No, you are right. Loose objects are always searched from the start of alt odb list. Packs are searched till the end then back to head again. -- 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