Rich Fromm <> writes:

> Apologies if my questions are considered slightly off topic -- I'm not
> positive if this is supposed to be a list for developers, and not users.

The list is both for users and developers.

> However, I think there may be room for some additional clarity in the docs. 
> The --local option in git-config(1) says "When the repository to clone from
> is on a local machine, this flag bypasses the normal "git aware" transport
> mechanism".  But there's no mention of the consequences of this transport
> bypass.

Yeah, I would not mind a patch to update the documentation for
"clone --local" and rsync transport to say something about
byte-for-byte copying of broken repository.


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