On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 12:13 PM, John Keeping <j...@keeping.me.uk> wrote:

> --- a/Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/gitremote-helpers.txt
> @@ -174,8 +174,8 @@ ref.
>  This capability can be advertised multiple times.  The first
>  applicable refspec takes precedence.  The left-hand of refspecs
>  advertised with this capability must cover all refs reported by
> -the list command.  If no 'refspec' capability is advertised,
> -there is an implied `refspec *:*`.
> +the list command.  If a helper does not need a specific 'refspec'
> +capability then it should advertise `refspec *:*`.

But if it advertises a straight 'refspec *:*', nothing would work. If
anything, it should be 'refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/$alias/*', but then
tags would fail. Why not just tell the remote helpers to do the right
thing and avoid this comment altogether?

-- 
Felipe Contreras
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