Jeff King <> writes:

> If the new client can handle the old-style server's response, then the
> server can start blasting out refs (optionally after a timeout) and stop
> when the client interrupts with "hey, wait, I can speak the new
> protocol". The server just has to include "you can interrupt me" in its
> capability advertisement (obviously it would have to send out at least
> the first ref with the capabilities before the timeout).

Yeah, I would prefer people to come up with a way to share the port
and autodetect.  It is *not* a requirement for the updated server to
run on a separate port at all.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Reply via email to