On 2019-10-08 at 11:51:45, Derrick Stolee wrote:
> On 10/5/2019 5:11 PM, brian m. carlson wrote:
> > Add an option to print the object format used for input, output, or
> > storage. This allows shell scripts to discover the hash algorithm in
> > use.
> Why put this in 'rev-parse'? Is a test helper not an option for this?

We do have a test helper for this, which is the first patch in the
series.  This rev-parse option is designed to be useful to scripters
more than anything else, and it will make an appearance in a later

I sent it here since it's vaguely useful for tests and I also wanted to
make sure it was available sooner rather than later so folks can start
using it.
brian m. carlson: Houston, Texas, US
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