Jeff King <> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 02:08:03PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> OK, so you are envisioning that transport-helper would read from the
>> helper after importer is done?  If so, perhaps it is a prudent
>> solution to disconnect in this version (to fix), and then in a
>> separate patch that adds such an extension (I imagine it would
>> involve that the helper advertising a capability or being invoked
>> with an option to let transport-helper somehow know that it should
>> continue the conversation once fast-import is done) to disable the
>> disconnect here when that extension is in use?
> At this point, I am of the opinion that it's OK to just do nothing;
> modern helpers should be using the "done" flag, and if they aren't, then
> that is the right place for the fix. Then we don't have to worry about
> any side effects of disconnecting, or adding a new capability flag.

Sounds sane.  Thanks for unconfusing me ;-)
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