Greg KH <> writes:

> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 09:32:12AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> How about fixing kup to teach the "let's cheat and let the other end
>> run 'git archive', if the resulting archive and GPG signature
>> locally created does match, we do not have to transfer the tarball
>> itself" trick a fall-back mode that says "but if the signature does
>> not match, then transfer the bulk used to create the signature to
>> the remote anyway".  This fallback can and should of course be
>> useful for the compressed patch transfer.
> Ugh, uploading a 431Mb file, over a flaky wireless connection (I end up
> doing lots of kernel releases while traveling), would be a horrible
> change.  I'd rather just keep using the same older version of git that
> is running instead.

Then how about fixing kup to try both versions of Git?  There will
be people who run different versions of Git anyway, and kup should
not be preventing Git from helping people on other platforms, or
improving its output in general.

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